BOTHAVILLE, South Africa, March 10 (Reuters) – A big maize crop following recent rains has pulled South African maize prices to two-year lows, eroding farmers’ ability to pay for inputs for the new season, Grain SA said on Friday.
ConnectingTheDots’ Insight: Earn extra revenue from maize cobs. They are an ideal feedstock for (furfural) biorefineries.
- The harvesting, transporting and storage of maize cobs are well known (see GreenEneryPark biorefinery/agro-biomass processing hub). ….
- Thompson Reuters, 10 March 2017
- By Tanisha Heiberg, Editing by James Macharia/Ruth Pitchford