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    • The effect of higher wages on production cost and mechanization: a South African maize sector study 

      Saayman, Lehanri; Middelberg, Sanlie L (Clute Institute, 2014)
      The South African labor market was recently characterized by violent and hostile labor strikes by workers demanding exorbitant wage increases. These demands and violent protests overflowed to the agricultural sector, ...
    • The competitive status of the South African wheat industry 

      Van der Merwe, Johannes; Cloete, Philippus; Van Schalkwyk, Herman; Kleynhans, Ewert (University of Johannesburg, 2016)
      This article investigates the competitiveness of the South African wheat industry and compares it to its major trade partners. Since 1997, the wheat-to-bread value chain has been characterised by concentration of ownership ...