Overview of the KZN agricultural property market in 2017

Oct 29, 2017 10:55:07 PM Share this:

There is a strong demand for good quality agricultural land in Kwazulu-Natal, land that can be defined as land with a high productive potential based on soils, rainfall and other climatic conditions. This would refer to arable land capable of producing crops under dryland conditions (sugar cane, maize, soya beans, potatoes, etc) and irrigated land with water rights.

The threat of cheap imports and the extension of the time frame for submission of land claims is a worry for land owners, however commercial farmers are generally in for the long haul and seem to carry on regardless of these issues. The dominant enterprises within KZN are sugar cane on the coastal areas, dairy/ timber/cash cropping and extensive grazing in the Midlands, and extensive grazing/cash cropping in Northern Natal

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Topics: Agricultural