1. South Africa May Miss Corn-Harvest Forecast on Drought, Agbiz Says  Bloomberg
  2. SA may miss maize-harvest forecast due to drought  Fin24
  3. SA may have to import maize at high prices if drought persists  IOL
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South Africa is likely to miss forecasts for maize production this year because dry weather conditions have delayed plantings, says the Agricultural Business Chamber.

There are also fears that this could lead to food (price) inflation and that the country's economic growth could be negatively affected as a result.