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Kynoch is a fertiliser fundi! | KynoFulvate Yellow

Hentie Cilliers is a Kynoch agronomist. He tells us more about KynoFulvate Yellow. This is a brown-yellow liquid product. It contains 10% fulvic acid. The small carbo-chains that it ...

1 Mar 2024 · < 1 min read

For Tradestuff it’s all about service, service service! | AGCO

"There are three words that matter in my business and they are service, service, service". So says managing director of Tradestuff, Rudi Barnard. On this evening Tradestuff celebrated ...

28 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

What is cool about freeze-branding? Dry Ice International has the answer

Every farmer cares for his cattle. One sign of care would be to switch to freeze-branding. Caring is only one of the reasons why so many stud breeders and commercial producers prefer this ...

28 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Get the best ROI by protecting crops with agricultural net

A successful farm is not just a piece of land where crops are grown and animals are reared. A successful farm is a business that needs to consider input costs to profitably grow a product ...

28 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

N & M Boerdery: “Valtrac is the best I’ve ever had!”

N & M Boerdery was started by spouses Nico and Mariana Hendriks. They farm in the Ellisras area. Not only do they plant potatoes and onions, but also have a cattle branch. In 2014, ...

28 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Business

Budget Review 2024: Navigating uncertainty in challenging times

Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will deliver the 2024 Budget Review to Parliament next week as the South African economy faces a gloomy economic outlook. The economy is still ...

16 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Small-town investment in Heidelberg drives high-tech efficiencies at South Africa’...

Eskort, South Africa’s leading pork manufacturer, has expanded its Gauteng production capacity by 50% with a factory extension officially launched in mid-February. The 10,000m² ...

16 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Armoured Mobility’s bulletproof vehicles transform farm security

There is a growing concern in our farming sector that farm-related murders, kidnappings, and attacks are on the rise. The 2022 farm murder report, which was released by AfriForum earlier ...

17 Dec 2023 · 3 min read

Enhance Cellular Connectivity on your farm with Bolton Technical

Many farmers in South Africa, situated in remote areas, encounter challenges related to sluggish internet speeds and inadequate cellular phone coverage. This issue often stems from their ...

23 Nov 2023 · 3 min read

The year that was for agriculture and what to expect in 2024

The year 2023 has, in many ways, been a year of consolidation and recovery, particularly for exports. And while there has been some easing of input costs, many challenges and elevated risk ...

16 Nov 2023 · 4 min read

Livestock

What is cool about freeze-branding? Dry Ice International has the answer

Every farmer cares for his cattle. One sign of care would be to switch to freeze-branding. Caring is only one of the reasons why so many stud breeders and commercial producers prefer this ...

28 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

The fundamentals you need to know about farm dogs

Where most people are on the lookout for a spouse to spend the rest of their lives with, a farm dog is the true love of any farmer’s life. Farm dogs are an asset to any farm. They help to ...

12 Feb 2024 · 7 min read

Tiger animal feeds: Ascites – a silent killer

Ascites, commonly known as ‘water belly’, is a condition that affects young, fast-growing broilers. Several agents may cause this condition but lack of oxygen or build-up of carbon ...

12 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

YARA: The PROfessional choice – KimtraPro 20

A ready-mixed phosphate-salt-trace mineral and protein supplement for ruminants. The phosphate source of KimtraPro 20 is Yara Animal Nutrition’s Kynofos 21, a high-quality MDCP. ...

9 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

New General Manager for Woolgrowers of SA

The National Wool Growers’ Association of South Africa, one of the oldest commodity organisations in the country, is privileged to announce the appointment of Dan Kriek as the new General ...

29 Jan 2024 · 3 min read

Innovation

Get the best ROI by protecting crops with agricultural net

A successful farm is not just a piece of land where crops are grown and animals are reared. A successful farm is a business that needs to consider input costs to profitably grow a product ...

28 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Every braai is a breeze with the Braai Butler | Blue Swallow Catering

Blue Swallow has recently launched a product called the Braai Butler. This little, adjustable braai grid is small enough to wedge in anywhere when traveling but can still hold a kilogram of ...

23 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Durable and elegant – Blue Swallow Catering brings unbreakable tableware solutions

Samantha Nothnagel, branch manager at Blue Swallow Catering in Centurion, tells us more about Blue Swallow Catering and what they have to offer. This company produces dinner plates, ...

23 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

It’s functional, it’s affordable, it’s Blue Swallow Catering

Whether you are an avid camper who enjoys a braai, or if you own a catering company, or simply appreciate quality tableware that does not easily break or perish, Blue Swallow Catering has ...

21 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Knittex cares for the planet and so can you

Across the globe, there is a shift towards becoming more sustainable. Companies are finding ways to meet these criteria and help customers do the same. Knittex also believes in caring for ...

21 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Mechanisation

For Tradestuff it’s all about service, service service! | AGCO

"There are three words that matter in my business and they are service, service, service". So says managing director of Tradestuff, Rudi Barnard. On this evening Tradestuff celebrated ...

28 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

N & M Boerdery: “Valtrac is the best I’ve ever had!”

N & M Boerdery was started by spouses Nico and Mariana Hendriks. They farm in the Ellisras area. Not only do they plant potatoes and onions, but also have a cattle branch. In 2014, ...

28 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

New Holland makes big waves with new T7 tractor series

Jaco du Preez, marketing manager of New Holland for Southern Africa, tells us more about the new T-7 tractor series from New Holland. The T7.260 is the largest tractor in the range. Two ...

28 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Mahindra’s special Karoo Pik Up range is as unique to SA as the Karoo

Intentional adventure. This is the goal behind Mahindra Pik Up Karoo's special range which has been designed and manufactured on South African soil. Why? Because Mahindra knows what their ...

26 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Jupidex brings the Vicon spreader to the Blue Tour

The Vicon fertilizer spreader has several features that make it attractive. Not only does the spreader boast a fiberglass hopper, it has few moving parts which reduces maintenance on the ...

23 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Crops

Kynoch is a fertiliser fundi! | KynoFulvate Yellow

Hentie Cilliers is a Kynoch agronomist. He tells us more about KynoFulvate Yellow. This is a brown-yellow liquid product. It contains 10% fulvic acid. The small carbo-chains that it ...

1 Mar 2024 · < 1 min read

KynoHumate Black: The secret to your soil’s success | Kynoch

Hentie Cilliers is a Kynoch agronomist who tells us more about the KynoHumate Black. Organic matter releases humic acids when it decomposes which are beneficial to your plants and soil. ...

26 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Farming for pleasure and profit: The road to success is paved with Kynoch’s advice...

Smallholder farmers tend to farm in areas that have vast potential, yet the challenges facing these farmers are countless. To turn passion into productivity requires effective solutions, ...

21 Feb 2024 · 6 min read

Kynoch’s humic acid fertiliser leaves a sweet taste in your mouth

KynoHumate Black is the secret weapon if you want plants that grow fast and do not just die at the first sign of adversity. This dark-brown substance is a liquid fertiliser that contains ...

16 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

Increasing trend of fire remains a threat to the Agri sector

Crop production is carried in the face of continual uncertainties arising out of diverse natural and social elements. Normally, the utmost impact of all these elements falls on crop ...

16 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

People

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

Remarkable lady takes transport to new heights with Scania

Scania supports transport companies across the world by delivering heavy trucks for each customer's need. For many years now, transport sector players have recruited and trained women in ...

15 Aug 2023 · 7 min read

News & Events

HUNTEX2024: The hunt starts here!

Can you feel the vibe? HuntEx, the annual kick-off to the long-awaited hunting season, is around the corner. Preparations started in May 2023 to ensure that hunters, shooters and outdoor ...

27 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Complexities associated with patentability of Life Sciences inventions: Lessons fr...

The Life Sciences field has seen significant advancements in medicine, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. However, these strides have introduced new challenges related to patent ...

12 Feb 2024 · 6 min read

Case IH has brought everything you need for hay making to Balfour Hay Day 2024

Every year is a little better according to the Case IH team. And this year, the brand new Optum 300 tractor also came to show what it is capable of. Whether it's rain, hail, sunshine or ...

12 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

John Deere celebrates the cream of the crop at 2023 awards ceremony

The 2023 awards ceremony acknowledged the high level of expertise and skills that exist within the John Deere brand. These individuals from the agricultural, construction and finance ...

8 Jan 2024 · < 1 min read

South Africa-based Introlab boosts plant growth naturally

At the AgraME Expo 2023 Introlab showcased their bio stimulants that help your plants manage stress better and increases their growth in a natural way. The company was established in ...

21 Dec 2023 · < 1 min read
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