How much is a ton of maize in South Africa?

Increasing Maize Crop Production According to the Crop Estimation Committee (ECE), South Africa produced 16.315 million ton of maize in its 2020/2021 season compared to 15.300 million ton harvested in the previous season, an increase of 6.6% in production.

What is the price of maize?

In 2020, the average price for maize stood at 165 nominal U.S. dollars per metric ton.

How much is a 90kg bag of maize?

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has announced new maize purchasing price of Sh3000 for a 90kg bag.

What is the price of corn in South Africa?

Maize (corn) Monthly Price – Rand per Metric Ton

Month Price Change
Dec 2019 2,416.92 -1.84%
Jan 2020 2,474.63 2.39%
Feb 2020 2,526.93 2.11%
Mar 2020 2,695.47 6.67%

How many tons is a hectare of maize?

The average yields of 3.5 tons per hectare on dryland and seven tons under irrigation will require prices of R900 and R800 respectively before a significant profit can be realised. Conclusion: at current price levels, a farmer cannot make a profit from growing maize.

How much does it cost to plant maize per hectare?

A maize yield of 4 tonnes per hectare (t/ha) at a price of R2 250/tonne will earn a profit of 28.6% (at a production cost of R7 000/ha).

What is the price of maize in Kampala markets?

Kampala Retail

Commodity Owino Kisenyi
Maize Grain 1.300 1.300
Maize Flour 1.600 1.600
Nambale Beans 2.200 2.200
Beans Rosecoco 2.300 2.200

How much is 1kg of maize in Kenya?

Kenya maize wholesale price The price in Kenyan Shilling is KES 167.77 per kg.

How much is a tonne of maize in Zimbabwe?

Commodity GMB Prices
Maize $1200/tonne (A grade)
Groundnuts $3250/tonne (unshelled) $5000/tonne (shelled)
Sunflower $1580/tonne (A grade)
Wheat $2550/tonne (A grade)

How much does maize yield per acre?

These are the harvesting indications in maize. Duration of crop is 110 days averagely. Yield 10 to 20 quintals per acre. With hybrids we can get yield up to 40 quintals per acre.