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Black frost impact already evident in fresh produce market trends

Cabbage Weekly and monthly price averages remain under pressure due to higher supplies seen in the market, between June and July. Analysts anticipate this trend to persist for the rest ...

24 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

VIDEO: Pannar Val Boeredag 2024

Pannar bring gemeenskap bymekaar by Val Boeredag 2024. Carl Otto, streeksbestuurder van Pannar-saad, noem dat dit ՚n voorreg is om by Pannar betrokke te wees op Val Boeredag en dat die ...

24 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

VIDEO: Case IH’s new versatile tractor: the Optum

Case IH is firmly rooted in agriculture, and this was once again confirmed this year at NAMPO. A highlight for the Case IH team was the introduction of their new, beautiful, red Optum CVX ...

23 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

AMT Weekly Livestock Report – 19 July 2024

Cattle prices Sheep prices Goat prices Poultry prices Pork prices Read the full report ...

22 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Change the harvest game with Macdon’s M2 series windrowers

Harvesting efficiency is enhanced by the MacDon M2 series windrowers, which are engineered to offer robust harvesting performance while being road-friendly. These advanced machines combine ...

22 Jul 2024 · 6 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

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

Lank Bank encouraged by the growing number of youth farmers emerging in SA

Despite not traditionally being considered a “cool” profession, an increasing number of South Africa’s youth are becoming farmers, and many are not only surviving but thriving in this ...

21 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Livestock

VIDEO: Meyersvlei Bonsmara Auction

Meyersvlei Bonsmara auction recap - a day filled with great excitement and anticipation. An astounding price of R130 000,00 for the bull of Lot 16. A big congratulations to Meyesvlei ...

22 Jul 2024 · < 1 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

VIDEO: Your animals will eat like kings with MOLATEK

MOLATEK is the manufacturer of a unique range of livestock feed products for ruminants. From humble beginnings over 40 years ago, MOLATEK has evolved into one of the largest animal ...

8 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Feeding livestock during the winter

The winter not only brings cold weather and rain in certain areas, but livestock farmers also have to prepare to ensure their animals’ nutritional needs are met. When temperatures fall, ...

4 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

Innovation

VIDEO: Pannar Val Boeredag 2024

Pannar bring gemeenskap bymekaar by Val Boeredag 2024. Carl Otto, streeksbestuurder van Pannar-saad, noem dat dit ՚n voorreg is om by Pannar betrokke te wees op Val Boeredag en dat die ...

24 Jul 2024 · < 1 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

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

Mechanisation

VIDEO: Case IH’s new versatile tractor: the Optum

Case IH is firmly rooted in agriculture, and this was once again confirmed this year at NAMPO. A highlight for the Case IH team was the introduction of their new, beautiful, red Optum CVX ...

23 Jul 2024 · < 1 min read

Change the harvest game with Macdon’s M2 series windrowers

Harvesting efficiency is enhanced by the MacDon M2 series windrowers, which are engineered to offer robust harvesting performance while being road-friendly. These advanced machines combine ...

22 Jul 2024 · 6 min read

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

Crops

Black frost impact already evident in fresh produce market trends

Cabbage Weekly and monthly price averages remain under pressure due to higher supplies seen in the market, between June and July. Analysts anticipate this trend to persist for the rest ...

24 Jul 2024 · 2 min read

VIDEO: Pannar Val Boeredag 2024

Pannar bring gemeenskap bymekaar by Val Boeredag 2024. Carl Otto, streeksbestuurder van Pannar-saad, noem dat dit ՚n voorreg is om by Pannar betrokke te wees op Val Boeredag en dat die ...

24 Jul 2024 · < 1 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

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

People

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

Case IH: Young farmers hold the future of agriculture future in their hands

A recent visit to the young agricultural students from Tuks (University of Pretoria) clearly shows: Agriculture in South Africa is not an outdated profession with a limited future – ...

31 Oct 2023 · 4 min read

The future of agriculture rests in the hands of the next generation of farmers

Tuks Agriculture also works in close collaboration with various organisations to encourage agricultural students, give them exposure, and prepare them for the future of the fast-changing ...

18 Oct 2023 · < 1 min read

Waterberg: Farmers and community unite against mining

Farmers in the Waterberg area of Limpopo have taken a stand to block an application for prospecting in a ‘Critical Biodiversity Area’ of the Waterberg. An unknown company, Legae ...

7 Sep 2023 · 9 min read

Christine Bouwer from Ripper Tillage loves the soil and being a woman in agriculture

During Women's month, South Africans enjoy giving praise where praise is due to the mothers, rolemodels and industry leaders that work within the agricultural industry. Christine Bouwer, ...

16 Aug 2023 · 2 min read

News & Events

AMT Weekly Livestock Report – 19 July 2024

Cattle prices Sheep prices Goat prices Poultry prices Pork prices Read the full report ...

22 Jul 2024 · < 1 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

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
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