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Five reasons to choose Multiknit

They are a worldwide company Multiknit International is a focused marketing division, supplying all Multiknit products to more than 65 countries worldwide. They have 12 different ...

19 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Agrico in a season of momentum filled with highlights

Agrico is a well-known name in the farming community across Southern Africa. A family business with a passion for agriculture and farmers and a will to make our beautiful region a better ...

19 Jul 2024 · 7 min read

Ample global supplies continue to pressure CBOT grain and oilseed prices

Maize Good U.S. corn rating, coupled with expectations of large harvests in the U.S. weighed on CBOT corn prices, decreasing by 9,0% month-on-month. SAFEX yellow maize continued to trade ...

18 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Put money in your pocket with Agrico’s latest technology

Farm more efficiently with the new 12,5 m High Speed ​​Disc. The drive to farm more economically is the thought behind every Agrico implement. The new 12,5 m High Speed ​​Disk is an ...

18 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Agroforestry part 1: Introduction to agroforestry

Many parts of Africa are experiencing food insecurity, declines in farm income, land and soil degradation and the loss of biodiversity. Climate change is worsening the situation, especially ...

18 Jul 2024 · 7 min read

Business

Grow your farming enterprise with Standard Bank

No visit to NAMPO is complete if you haven’t joined the crowd at the Standard Bank 4x4 track to check which bakkie will climb the hills and swim the rivers on the farm with no hesitation ...

15 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

Why shadeports beat other roofing options

Vehicles are expensive and nowadays they are even quite clever, but they cannot protect themselves against damage caused by the sun and other weather conditions like storms or hail. It is ...

11 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

FAW Trucks Southern Africa Clinches Gold At Nada Dealer Awards

FAW Trucks Southern Africa proudly secures the coveted Gold Award at the prestigious NADA Dealer Awards. This achievement reflects the company's unwavering dedication to delivering ...

11 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

AECI Plant Health: Measure and weigh for success

Every farmer knows how important it is to measure and weigh crop protection and nutrition products accurately for optimal crop protection and yield.  AECI Plant Health is a company that ...

3 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

Triotrade take peanut production one LEAP further

The farmer plants and harvests peanuts with great effort and great care, but peanut production still needs more to make its mark in the market. This is where the peanut processing experts, ...

1 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

Livestock

Zambia faces severe drought crisis impacting cattle feed availability – are climat...

Zambia is currently grappling with a severe drought that threatens to devastate its agricultural sector, particularly the livestock industry. The lack of rain has led to massive crop ...

18 Jul 2024 · 6 min read

UN agency assists SADC farmers address swine fever

As more people take up farming in the Southern African region, experts are concerned about a dearth of skills. Despite the promise of economic viability, agriculture is seeing new entrants ...

11 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

Syferfontein Bonsmaras celebrates 25 years of excellence

Syferfontein Bonsmaras is proudly celebrating their silver anniversary this year. On Thursday, June 13 2024, Syferfontein hosted their quarter-century auction. Nico Pieterse, owner of ...

11 Jul 2024 · 6 min read

Keeping an eye on the growth of your poultry

Broiler weight is an important parameter when growing broilers. After all, the end goal of raising broilers is to get as many birds to market as possible, using the least amount of feed, ...

8 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

Zimbabwe’s struggle with cattle sales

For years it became normal that rural livestock owners in Zimbabwe would respond to a drought year by selling off cattle due to a lack of pastures as many could not afford to buy ...

8 Jul 2024 · 5 min read

Innovation

Five reasons to choose Multiknit

They are a worldwide company Multiknit International is a focused marketing division, supplying all Multiknit products to more than 65 countries worldwide. They have 12 different ...

19 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Agroforestry part 1: Introduction to agroforestry

Many parts of Africa are experiencing food insecurity, declines in farm income, land and soil degradation and the loss of biodiversity. Climate change is worsening the situation, especially ...

18 Jul 2024 · 7 min read

Place your seeds precisely with Case IH’s Early Riser planter

Case IH was once again present at Val Farmers Day this year and introduced their 2120 Early Riser planter to farmers. “We are very excited to see how this precision planter stands out ...

18 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

VIDEO: Case IH 6150 Axial Flow-harvester

Kobus tells more about the specifications and unique features of the Case IH 6150 Axial Flow harvester. The harvester's standard rotor is 76.2 cm (30 inches) wide and 274.32 cm (108 ...

17 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Empowering communities with the proudly South African Microcare 100KW mini-grid

In the realm of sustainable energy solutions, Microcare, a South African innovator, has unveiled its latest marvel: the locally designed and manufactured modular 100kW Mini Grid. This ...

16 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

Mechanisation

Valtrac no-till planters is your answer to regenerative agriculture

Every input on the farm costs money - diesel, labour, time, fertiliser, seed... This means that the farmer must squeeze the most value out of every cent and not waste anything. One way to ...

18 Jul 2024 · 5 min read

Meet the Müthing Vario: Your new mulcher

Harvesting and planting time on the farm are important times of the year, but the preparation you do between harvesting and planting determines the success of both. Müthing mulchers can ...

17 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

2024 Harvester Races: Case IH wins two second places

Seven-figure numbers and harvesters are synonymous - therefore the acquisition of one of these giants is not a matter to be approached lightly. Farmers need to see the different harvesters ...

16 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

FENDT: AGCO’s striking black Fendt harvester stands its ground at Harvester ...

Nothing can stop a farmer. The ice-cold Harvester Races 2024 proved once again that there is not one thing that can keep farmers away from the excitement to attend this long-awaited day, to ...

16 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Discover a better way to clean vehicles and machinery with Nerta’s touchless...

Nerta's range of touchless soaps offers versatile cleaning solutions for fleets and heavy machinery. Now available in South Africa! Visit www.nertasa.com to view our full range of ...

16 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Crops

Place your seeds precisely with Case IH’s Early Riser planter

Case IH was once again present at Val Farmers Day this year and introduced their 2120 Early Riser planter to farmers. “We are very excited to see how this precision planter stands out ...

18 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

VIDEO: Case IH 6150 Axial Flow-harvester

Kobus tells more about the specifications and unique features of the Case IH 6150 Axial Flow harvester. The harvester's standard rotor is 76.2 cm (30 inches) wide and 274.32 cm (108 ...

17 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

VIDEO: For a good, healthy harvest, use Zorvec™! | Corteva

Healthy potatoes and Corteva Agriscience go hand in hand: if you want to produce a good potato crop, you need Corteva Agriscience's class-leading fungicide, Zorvec® Encantia®. Zorvec® ...

16 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Philagro’s winning formula for African agriculture

As one of the leaders in the drive to transform agriculture in Africa for the greater good, Philagro’s philosophy is simple but extremely effective. The company’s singular vision and ...

14 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

VIDEO: Kynoch Fertilizer Innovative Plant Solutions

Kynoch brings innovation straight to the farmer. Whether you need plant nutrition solutions, precision farming solutions or agricultural advice, the Kynoch team is there to help you ...

13 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

People

Unpacking Bayer’s Commitment to “Health for All, Hunger for None”...

The article by Jorge Levinson, the Senior Bayer Representative for Sub-Saharan Africa. At Bayer, we believe in a world without hunger, a future without disease, and the humility to ...

20 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Redback boots: If the shoe fits, put it on!

When farming and working on the farm, a farmer wants to do it in comfort, without sore and tired feet. Australian Redback boots need no introduction to South African farmers. Trappers, ...

19 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Agri Skills Transfer cultivates a love for agriculture in the hearts of their stud...

Agri Skills Transfer believes agriculture is the future. Here you receive more than just a certificate or diploma. You gain valuable farming experience and skills to not only farm but ...

26 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Overcoming Agricultural Education Obstacles: Empowering Farmers to study on the Farm

For the past two decades, Agri Skills Transfer has stood as a beacon of excellence in agricultural training and skills development. With our practical approach to teaching, we have ...

22 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

African smallholders struggle despite increased international support.

While African countries have received generous support from international agencies and philanthropists to boost agriculture production, critics note that this has not been enough to deal ...

14 Dec 2023 · 5 min read

News & Events

Ample global supplies continue to pressure CBOT grain and oilseed prices

Maize Good U.S. corn rating, coupled with expectations of large harvests in the U.S. weighed on CBOT corn prices, decreasing by 9,0% month-on-month. SAFEX yellow maize continued to trade ...

18 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Kruger Untamed Introduces a Soulful Experience at Satara Plains Camp

Kruger Untamed proudly announces the launch of its newest seasonal wilderness camp, Kruger Untamed Satara Plains Camp. Nestled in the central region in the iconic Kruger National Park – ...

17 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Sweet learnings: Honey day educational event at Vergelegen

The importance of providing sufficient food for honey bees, to ensure their survival, was a key topic at a recent honey event hosted at Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West in ...

15 Jul 2024 · 4 min read

Leading transport operators are not born. They are made.

An increased demand for road transport, largely driven by the rail service challenges South Africa has faced, has left many local supply chains heavily reliant on road fleet operators. This ...

12 Jul 2024 · 3 min read

Nedbank and Partners in Agri Land Solutions inspire the Mpumalanga farming communi...

Nedbank recently partnered with agricultural transformation specialists, Partners in Agri Land Solutions (PALS), to host a Responsible Leadership Symposium in White River, Mpumalanga. Held ...

11 Jul 2024 · 5 min read
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