The chief exports are wheat, mealies, Kaffir corn, wool, mohair, horses and cattle.
Mealies and wheat were the principal crops.
Amongst the cultivated products are mealies and manioc, the sugar-cane and cotton, coffee and tobacco plants.
In summer the country appears as one waving field of wheat, millet and mealies; whilst on the mountain slopes and on their flat tops are large flocks of sheep, cattle and goats, and troops of ponies.
It is the most common crop throughout South Africa, where it is known as mealies, being the staple food of the natives.