2016 is proving to be as difficult a year as was expected. Despite the fact that global prices of grain and soya beans is moderate, supply problems and a weak currency have meant we have not seen this in South Africa. Interestingly, SAPA predict that the egg price is likely to increase before the price of meat.

Our industry will continue to evolve and the way we conduct business will need to adapt. In this edition of the SPESFEED News, I have included two views of the future. Firstly, a view of the major trends that will likely impact agriculture in the not too distant future are discussed. Secondly, the impact of antibiotic use will have on have on human medicine, and how we need to deal with this are considered. This is of major consequence to agribusiness.