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Sunflower Crop Survey Expanded
Sunflower

Sunflower Crop Survey Expanded

When decisions need to be made, the absence of or an incomplete or outdated database can cause significant problems to industry. This was the main reason for the Oil and Protein Seed Development Trust’s decision to fund the annual sunflower crop quality surveys eight years ago.

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Soybeans

Crop Quality Results Are In

The first and very crucial step in any crop survey is obtaining the samples that will provide information about the quality of the crop. Without the cooperation of the commercial grain silo owners, members of Agbiz Grain, who supply these samples to the Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL) without any cost, these surveys would not be possible.

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Sunflower

Sunflower Crop Quality – a Look at the 2017/2018 Season’s Results

In the sixth annual sunflower crop quality survey that was performed by the Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL), 176 crop samples representing the various production regions were tested. Samples, provided by members of Agbiz Grain, were forwarded to SAGL by commercial grain silo owners and received from July to November 2018.

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Soybeans

Annual Soybean Crop Quality Under Scrutiny

Soybeans are the most important oilseed crop produced in South Africa, driven mainly by the demand for protein feed (in this case soybean oilcake) from the animal feed industry.

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Soybeans

Quality of the 2016/2017 Soybean Crop Scrutinised

The 2016/2017 soybean crop quality survey is the sixth annual survey performed by the Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL). The goal of this survey is to compile a detailed database, by accumulating quality data collected from the national commercial soybean crop over several seasons.

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Sunflower

Quality of The 2016/2017 Sunflower Crop in The Spotlight

The 2016/2017 sunflower crop quality survey is the fifth annual survey performed by the Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL). The goal of this survey is to compile a detailed database, by accumulating quality data collected on the national commercial sunflower crop over several seasons.

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Soybeans

Soybean Crop Quality Overview of the 2015/2016 Season

The extreme drought conditions experienced during the 2015/2016 season, led to an almost 27% (184 500 ha) decline in soybean production area. Yield was also negatively impacted, with the average national yield decreasing from 1,56 t/ha in 2014/2015 to 1,47 t/ha.

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