Cane Growing In South Africa

Sugarcane is a strategic crop for KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, where sugarcane production is located, comprising a substantial percentage of field crop gross farming income across the two provinces. As per 2019/2020 figures, there are 21 926 registered sugarcane growers who annually produce on average 20 million tons of sugarcane from 14-mill supply areas, extending from southern KwaZulu-Natal to the Mpumalanga Lowveld. Currently, growers are represented by the South African Cane Growers’ Association (SACGA) and the South African Farmers Development Association (SAFDA). There are 20 711 small-scale growers, 1 126 large-scale growers and 89 miller-cum-planters.

Currently, growers are represented by the South African Cane Growers’ Association (SACGA) and the South African Farmers Development Association (SAFDA). If you are interested in sugarcane growing or farming, please contact SACGA on 031 508 7200 and SAFDA on 031 508 7283.

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Sugarcane is a strategic crop for KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, where sugarcane production is located, comprising a substantial percentage of field crop gross farming income across the two provinces.