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Drought: Only thing grain farmers can do is 'pray for rain'

As dry weather conditions persist, there have been further discussions around the country about the impact of a lack of rainfall on our farmers.

Last week we heard that food price inflation is going to increase because of a huge impact on the maize crop as a result of the lack of rain. This has led to suggestions that farmers should look at new ways of farming.

Stephen Grootes speaks to Oom Kosie van Zyl, an Agri SA advisor about the latest interventions in farming, amidst the drought.

Listen to the conversation below:


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