SOYA beans for March delivery dropped 0.4 percent to R6 210 a ton on the SA Futures Exchange yesterday.
Soya beans fell for a seventh day, matching the longest run of declines since April 11 2014.
“Soya bean-planting areas have been receiving good rainfalls over the past few weeks and the crops are looking fairly well,” Wandile Sihlobo, an economist at Agricultural Business Chamber, said in an emailed response to questions.
White maize rose for the first day in six, up 2.9 percent, or the most since December 2, to R3 547 a ton. Yellow maize gained 1.2 percent to R3 266 a ton, the highest since November 25.