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2012 - 2018

Current editor(s): A. Jooste, National Agricultural Marketing Council

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Volume 57, issue 2, 2018

Tomlinson Commemorative Lecture (2017): Relevance versus indispensability in making the long term urgent pp. 93-100 Downloads
J. M. Laubscher
The influence of animal traits on feedlot profitability of Santa Gertrudis cattle in South Africa pp. 101-107 Downloads
W. A. Lombard, F. A. Maré and H. Jordaan
The profit-maximising feeding period for different breeds of beef cattle pp. 108-120 Downloads
P. L. Oosthuizen and F. A. Maré
Do Dairy Market Hubs improve smallholder farmers’ income? The case of dairy farmers in the Tanga and Morogoro regions of Tanzania pp. 121-136 Downloads
Irene Bayiyana, Aloyce Hepelwa, Elizaphan J. O. Rao and Kenneth Mdadila
Adoption and impact of fertiliser trees on heterogeneous farmer classified soil types in the Chongwe district of Zambia pp. 137-151 Downloads
Elias Kuntashula, Robert Nhlane and Fulayi Chisola
Impact of access to credit on farm income: policy implications for rural agricultural development in Lesotho pp. 152-166 Downloads
Abiodun A. Ogundeji, Emmanuel Donkor, Charmaine Motsoari and Stephen Onakuse

Volume 57, issue 1, 2018

Location factors and spatial dependence in household perceptions and adaptations to climate change: A case in the upper Blue Nile Basin pp. 1-27 Downloads
Stefano Mainardi
Simon Brand Memorial Address pp. 28-39 Downloads
Awudu Abdulai
Drivers of farmers’ cattle insurance decisions: evidence from smallholders in northern Ethiopia pp. 40-48 Downloads
Kinfe G Bishu, Edward Lahiff, Seamus O’Reilly and Mulugeta Gebregziabher
Assessing participation in homestead food garden programmes, land ownership and their impact on productivity and net returns of smallholder maize producers in South Africa pp. 49-63 Downloads
Yonas Bahta, Enoch Owusu-Sekyere and B.E. Tlalang
Market participation and marketing channel preferences by small scale sorghum farmers in semi-arid Zimbabwe pp. 64-77 Downloads
Joseph P. Musara, Lovemore Musemwa, Munyaradzi Mutenje, Abbyssinia Mushunje and Charles Pfukwa
Collective action and rural poverty reduction: Empirical evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 78-90 Downloads
Sikhulumile Sinyolo and Maxwell Mudhara
Erratum pp. 91-91 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 56, issue 4, 2017

Welfare impacts of improved groundnut varieties in eastern Zambia: A heterogeneous treatment effects approach pp. 313-329 Downloads
Julius Manda, Makaiko G. Khonje, Arega D. Alene and Therese Gondwe
Factors affecting adoption and intensity of conservation agriculture techniques applied by smallholders in Masvingo district, Zimbabwe pp. 330-346 Downloads
Machiweyi Kunzekweguta, Karl M. Rich and Michael C. Lyne
Technical efficiency of smallholder maize production in Zambia: a stochastic meta-frontier approach pp. 347-365 Downloads
John N. Ng’ombe
The influence of market orientation on firm performance and members’ livelihood in Ethiopian seed producer cooperatives pp. 366-382 Downloads
Dawit Tsegaye Sisay, Frans J. H. M. Verhees and Hans C. M. van Trijp
Integrating quantified risk in efficiency analysis: evidence from rice production in East and Southern Africa pp. 383-401 Downloads
Gaudiose Mujawamariya, Florent M. Kinkingninhoun Medagbe and Aziz Karimov
Tamás Imre Fényes 13 September 1943 to 7 April 2017 pp. 402-403 Downloads
Nick Vink
Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights and Entitlement Perspectives pp. 404-405 Downloads
Julia Harper

Volume 56, issue 3, 2017

Impact of trade controls on price transmission between southern African maize markets pp. 223-232 Downloads
Tracy Davids, Ferdi Meyer and Patrick Westhoff
Evaluating the long-term effectiveness of crop insurance products to provide cost effective and constant cover for maize producers under stochastic yields and prices pp. 233-247 Downloads
Frikkie Maré, Bennie Grové and Johan Willemse
Does Food Assistance Improve Recipients' Dietary Diversity and Food Quality in Mozambique? pp. 248-262 Downloads
Agatha Carol Zhou and Sheryl L. Hendriks
Correlates and consequences of women’s participation in the cowpea value chain in eastern Zambia pp. 263-273 Downloads
Therese Gondwe, A. Tegbaru, Alamu E. Oladeji, Makaiko Khonje, J. Manda and H. Gaya
An economic risk analysis of fertiliser microdosing and rainwater harvesting in a semi-arid farming system in Tanzania pp. 274-289 Downloads
Lutengano Mwinuka, Khamaldin Daud Mutabazi, Stefan Sieber, Jeremia Makindara and Jean-Claude Bizimana
The Impact of Adoption of Recommended Tea Plucking Interval on Tea Yields in Kenya pp. 290-295 Downloads
Vincent Ngeno
Estimating the impact of sericulture adoption on farmer income in Rwanda: an application of propensity score matching pp. 296-311 Downloads
Alexis Habiyaremye
Corrigendum pp. 312-312 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 56, issue 2, 2017

The analysis of market integration and price transmission – results and implications in an African context pp. 83-96 Downloads
Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel
Testing price leadership in major regional maize markets in Ethiopia: implications for targeted market intervention pp. 97-109 Downloads
Mesay Yami, Ferdi Meyer and Rashid Hassan
Vertical price transmission and its inflationary implications in South African food chains pp. 110-122 Downloads
Marlene Louw, Ferdi Meyer and Johann Kirsten
Price formation and competitiveness of the South African broiler industry in the global context pp. 123-138 Downloads
T. Davids and F.H. Meyer
Breaking the ‘big data’ barrier when selecting agricultural export markets: an innovative approach pp. 139-157 Downloads
Martin Cameron, Wilma Viviers and Ezra Steenkamp
Contract Farming as Part of a Multi-Instrument Inclusive Business Structure: A Theoretical Analysis pp. 158-172 Downloads
W.O. Chamberlain and W. Anseeuw
The effect of emotions on purchase behaviour towards novel foods. An application of Means–End chain methodology pp. 173-190 Downloads
Ramo Barrena, Teresa García and Mercedes Sánchez
South Africa’s competitiveness against its main competitors in the market of pears imported by the EU28 pp. 191-204 Downloads
Jaime De Pablo Valenciano, Maria Mercedes Capobianco Uriarte and Miguel Angel Giacinti Battistuzzi
Does adoption of conservation farming practices result in increased crop revenue? Evidence from Zambia pp. 205-221 Downloads
John N. Ng’ombe, Thomson H. Kalinda and Gelson Tembo

Volume 56, issue 1, 2017

Risk assessment and control of agricultural supply chains under Internet of Things pp. 1-12 Downloads
Bo Yan, Xinni Wang and Ping Shi
Evaluating the demand for meat in South Africa: an econometric estimation of short term demand elasticities pp. 13-27 Downloads
Marion Delport, Marlene Louw, Tracy Davids, Hester Vermeulen and Ferdi Meyer
Fostering linking social capital for successful agricultural development projects in South Africa pp. 28-39 Downloads
Bridget Taruvinga, Portia Ndou, Igenecious Nicholas Hlerema, Thetshelesani Lesly Maraganedzha, Christian Philippus Du Plooy and Sonja Venter
What factors determine household food security among smallholder farmers? Insights from Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 40-52 Downloads
Mbongeni Maziya, Maxwell Mudhara and Joyce Chitja
The dynamics of price adjustment and relationships in the formal and informal beef markets in Namibia pp. 53-66 Downloads
Kennedy Sean Kalundu and Ferdi Meyer
Impact of drought tolerant maize adoption on maize productivity, sales and consumption in rural Zimbabwe pp. 67-81 Downloads
Clifton Makate, Rongchang Wang, Marshall Makate and Nelson Mango

Volume 55, issue 4, 2016

Agriculture in a Developmental State: Finding the Nexus for Development(al) Agricultural Economists pp. 303-330 Downloads
Moraka Nakedi Makhura
Maturity Effects in Futures Contracts on the SAFEX Market pp. 331-355 Downloads
Chris Motengwe and Paul Alagidede
Poverty Traps in South African Agriculture pp. 356-376 Downloads
Herman Geyer
Non-Tariff Measures Affecting Agricultural Trade in SADC pp. 377-410 Downloads
Mmatlou Kalaba, Johann Kirsten and T. Sacolo
Factors Influencing the Competitiveness of the South African Wheat Industry: A Hedonic Price Model pp. 411-435 Downloads
Johannes Daniël van der Merwe, Philippus Christoffel Cloete and Herman Daniël van Schalkwyk
The Impact of Social Grants on the Propensity and Level of Use of Inorganic Fertiliser among Smallholders in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 436-457 Downloads
Sikhulumile Sinyolo, Maxwell Mudhara and Edilegnaw Wale
Commercialisation of Food Crops and Farm Productivity: Evidence from Smallholders in Central Africa pp. 458-482 Downloads
Justus Ochieng, Beatrice Knerr, George Owuor and Emily Ouma
Real-Time Grain Commodities Price Predictions in South Africa: A Big Data and Neural Networks Approach pp. 483-508 Downloads
Kayode Ayankoya, Andre P. Calitz and Jean H. Greyling

Volume 55, issue 3, 2016

Factors Influencing Consumers' Choice of Imported Poultry Meat Products in a Developing Market: Lessons from Zimbabwe pp. 191-215 Downloads
Charles Makanyeza and Francois du Toit
Towards a New Capital Formation Series for Machinery in South African Agriculture pp. 216-236 Downloads
Colleta Gandidzanwa and Frikkie Liebenberg
Estimating the Supply Response of Maize in South Africa: A Nerlovian Partial Adjustment Model Approach pp. 237-253 Downloads
R.R. Shoko, P. Chaminuka and A. Belete
The Choice of Marketing Channel by Maize and Pigeonpea Smallholder Farmers: Evidence from the Northern and Eastern Zones of Tanzania pp. 254-277 Downloads
Fe Mmbando, E Wale, Ljs Baiyegunhi and Mag Darroch
Multidimensional Household Food Security Measurement in Rural Zambia pp. 278-301 Downloads
Ayala Wineman

Volume 55, issue 1-2, 2016

Entrepreneurship and the Reallocation of African Farmers pp. 1-33 Downloads
Wim Naudé
Malthus revisited: Long-term Trends in South African Population Growth and Agricultural Output pp. 34-61 Downloads
Nico Strydom and Jean Struweg
A Global Perspective of Food Market Integration: A Review pp. 62-80 Downloads
Ronald Kabbiri, Manoj Dora, Gabriel Elepu and Xavier Gellynck
Production and Consumption Responses to Policy Interventions in Tanzania's Dairy Industry pp. 81-102 Downloads
Edgar Edwin Twine
Dimensions of Empowerment Influencing Women in KwaZulu-Natal to diversify away from agricultural-based livelihoods pp. 103-132 Downloads
Stanley Sharaunga and Maxwell Mudhara
Vulnerability to Climate Change in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa: What Does the Future Holds for Smallholder Crop Farmers? pp. 133-167 Downloads
Sunday Y. Hosu, E.N. Cishe and P.N. Luswazi
Adoption of striga ( striga hermonthica ) Management Technologies in Northern Nigeria pp. 168-188 Downloads
M.B. Hassan, L.J.S. Baiyegunhi, G. F. Ortmann and T. Abdoulaye
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