The year that was for agriculture and what to expect in 2024

The year 2023 has, in many ways, been a year of consolidation and recovery, particularly for exports. And while there has been some easing of input costs, many challenges and elevated risk in the sector remain. On the plus side, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index rebounded by 6 points[...]

By John Hudson, Head of Agriculture at Nedbank Commercial Banking|16th November 2023|Categories: Artikels, Hulpbronbestuur|Tags: , |

The clear business case for sustainable agriculture

Article supplied by Nedbank Sustainability is not only about humanity adapting to changes and finding ways to fulfil the needs of current generations without compromising the needs of future generations; it also provides significant financial benefits to farmers. This was the resounding takeout from a robust panel discussion held[...]

By Specialist Writer|8th November 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , |

Agrico and Nedbank join forces to provide innovative funding solutions for producers

Agrico are thrilled to announce that they have partnered with Nedbank Commercial Banking, to offer the farmer enhanced financing options for your new centre-pivot irrigation systems. Agrico and Nedbank share a deep commitment to supporting the agricultural sector as a key contributor to the South African economy. They recognise[...]

By Specialist Writer|7th November 2023|Categories: Articles, Crop production, Irrigation|Tags: , , |

Landbou in 2023 en wat om in 2024 te verwag

deur John Hudson, hoof van landbou: Nedbank 2023 was 'n moeilike jaar. Dit het noukeurige stuurmanskap geverg en in baie opsigte was dit 'n jaar van konsolidasie en herstel, veral vir uitvoere. En hoewel daar 'n mate van verligting van insetkoste was, word boere steeds met vele uitdagings en[...]

By Specialist Writer|6th November 2023|Categories: Nuus|Tags: , |

Sustaining existing trade partnerships and finding new markets is imperative for South African agriculture

South Africa (SA) is in the enviable position of being a net exporter of agricultural products. Aside from the obvious contribution this makes to SA’s GDP and job creation, this, combined with excellent local production and 2 prior years of record exports, are the main reasons why SA has[...]

By John Hudson, Head of Agriculture at Nedbank Commercial Banking|27th September 2023|Categories: Artikels, Hulpbronbestuur|Tags: |
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