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Riken Electric: State-of-the-Art production of quality components

Riken Electric is thrilled to give clients a sneak peak of their cutting-edge production line for miniature circuit breakers (MCBs). This new facility embodies the pinnacle of automation...

14 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Hydroponics 4: Time to start planting

A hydroponic system is a healthy and productive way to grow the best vegetables and fruit. Some vegetables may need a bit more effort and love to grow successfully. We will be looking at...

14 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Zimbabwe’s dairy churns with increased milk production

Amid a troubled agriculture industry, Zimbabwe’s dairy industry is weathering the storm with increased milk production. Drought has decimated beef cattle, leaving thousands dead, bu...

14 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Technews: The latest in agricultural technology from around the world

A robotic dog that autonomously waters plants A group of tech enthusiasts in Italy known as B-AROL-O has developed a robotic dog that autonomously tends to plants by activating an onboa...

14 Jun 2024 · 7 min read

Kentmaster: The butcher’s best friend

Producing quality meat products relies on quality machinery and Kentmaster is a world leader in terms of meat processing equipment. Navigating the complex procedures can be challengin...

14 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

NviroCrop has the right advice for you

When you or your family are sick, you want only the best medical staff to care for you. When your plants need a little love, NviroCrop is the team you need. NviroCrop offers independe...

14 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

MOLATEK: Unique supplement for ruminants

MOLATEK is the manufacturer of a unique range of livestock feed products for ruminants. From a small beginning more than 40 years ago, MOLATEK has developed into one of the largest anima...

14 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Zimbabwe’s dam construction a slow drip

Zimbabwe is moving full steam ahead with its dam construction programme as the country touts irrigation as the panacea to food security. The only thing that is standing in the way of tho...

13 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

GMOs return to haunt Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s long running efforts to ensure food security have returned to haunt the country regarding the adoption of GMOs. In the aftermath of a devastating drought that has left milli...

13 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Visit Pannar at Val Boeredag 2024 and be secure in your decision to make us a part...

At Pannar our journey with you doesn’t end at planting. We want to see you achieve the full profitability and performance potential benefits of our products. To do so, we need to provi...

13 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Ripper Tillage’s rip-till equipment provides you with the perfect seedbed

Preparing your soil after harvest and before planting is crucial for a good yield. “Ripper Tillage specialises in soil and seedbed preparation as well as moisture retention. Before ...

13 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Reinke reaches new heights with their innovative product: The Shark pivot wheel

Accessibility, time-saving, and cost-efficiency are all essential for farmers in today's fast-paced life with high demand for goods. Reinke South Africa exceeds expectations by addressin...

13 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Solar panels: a sunny investment with SAW Africa

Water is life. This is especially true on a farm where crops need to be irrigated. One bad crop can mean the downfall of an entire farm and its people. Unpredictable conditions like unre...

12 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Namibia lifts ban on poultry imports from South Africa

The Namibian chicken industry is rejoicing following the government’s decision to lift a one-year prohibition on importing chickens from neighbouring South Africa. This decision, which...

12 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

Massey Ferguson delivers comfort and efficiency to Namibia

Georg Sievers, a dedicated farmer located 40 km north of Grootfontein, manages a diverse agricultural operation that includes cattle, maize, sunflowers, and vegetables. His family's farm...

12 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Independent and industry data confirm job losses in sugar industry, threatening li...

Recently released research fundamentally misrepresents the negative impact of the so-called sugar tax on job losses in the South African sugar industry. The SA Medical Research Counci...

12 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Silver jubilee: Jupidex celebrates 25 years of service to farmers across Africa

The superb quality and affordability of agricultural equipment for soil preparation, seeding, spreading, hay, forage, spraying and more, has drawn farmers from South Africa, and all over...

11 Jun 2024 · 9 min read

NAMPO 2024: Farmers feel at home with Case IH!

The Case IH stand was one of the main attractions at NAMPO and, as always, Case IH once again set the tone with their latest technology and launches. Stephan Nel, Managing Director of...

11 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

AgriCAD … Agri CAN!

If you were at NAMPO 2024, you surely could not have missed AgriCAD's bright red, shiny machines! These products not only look good on your farm, they also help you to make all your farm...

11 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

P1225PW performs well in the temperate eastern part of ​​the Orange River irrigati...

The hybrid P1225PW was first planted for trials in the 2023-24 season, and performed well  , against proven irrigated hybrids during an early trial in the Luckhoff area. This cultivar w...

11 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Total farm control: Zimmatic l FieldNET technology changes your entire operation

In the heart of Namibia's agricultural environment, at Namibia Dairies in Mariental, Emile Mouton, a dedicated farmer, ushers in a new era of irrigation practices with Zimmatic technolog...

11 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Here is Case IH’s latest winner!

At the big red stand in the centre of NAMPO park this year, were numerous highlights, new launches and quite a few attractions displayed by Case IH's. Case IH is firmly anchored in ag...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

NAMPO 2024: Case IH makes precision farming easy

The new connection room launched by Case IH at NAMPO 2024 gave farmers the opportunity so see how the world class system works and how they can benefit from the success of precision farm...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Save space with KSB’s inline pumps

Pump manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves has introduced its latest ETAline range of inline pumps including the advanced ETAline Pro for diverse applications such as HVAC, industrial recirc...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Shell says farming for the future is more than just AI

Shell believes that agriculture is life, and they are committed to supporting farmers on their agricultural journey. Specifically, when it comes to the ‘Farm of the future’. They rec...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Tiger Animal Feeds: Spot the difference, check your eggs

Have you ever bought a tray of eggs or cracked a few eggs and noticed something strange either outside or inside the egg? Commercial egg production, whether on a large scale or small sca...

10 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

neXgro: Because your grain deserves the best

A true friend for the farmer, but also for the consumer, is neXgro, enabling the growth of the agricultural industry through an integrated supply chain. neXgro does this by establishi...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Boost your farm with Inttrac Trading: Best service, parts and implements

“Quality and service to farmers is Inttrac Trading’s very first consideration. We sell a service rather than a tool. This is one of the most important things we want to be known for,...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Take the smooth road with Myburgh Toerusting’s new road grader

"We are a family business from Ermelo. We build equipment that we need. Only a farmer knows what a farmer needs," says Jannie Myburgh, Director of Myburgh Toerusting. Myburgh Toerusti...

10 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

The reliable Senter 360 pivots show their strength at NAMPO 2024: There’s wa...

Water is life and the sensible way to apply water is with a Senter 360 pivot. Many wise irrigation farmers count on Senter 360's Center pivots to achieve predictable good harvests, an...

10 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

ARCOTHERM air heaters – boost output yield and product quality – plug-and-pl...

Air heaters are useful in many areas of the agriculture sector. Applied Heat Pty Ltd, based in Johannesburg, now extends its range capability for its well established ARCOTHERM range of ...

10 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

Acebeam flashlights here to brighten your night!

Acebeam flashlights represent the pinnacle of flashlight technology, combining unparalleled brightness with advanced features tailored for both every day and tactical use. Renowned fo...

10 Jun 2024 · 6 min read

Greens shortage stalks Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s agriculture commodities market is experiencing mixed fortunes as the country struggles with ensuring basic products are not only available but affordable amid currency volat...

7 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Wolff Autohaus now has a rent-to-own option on their trucks

Since their iception in 2000 Wolff Autohaus have always been looking for ways to address the problems their clients face. Tougher financial conditions mean that budgets are not always av...

7 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Tal-Tec celebrates 30 years at NAMPO

Tal-Tec has been designing and building cost-effective livestock handling equipment for 50 years now to make the livestock farmer’s work easier. This this their 30th year at NAMPO. The...

7 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Valtra workhorses do not shy away from hard work

On a dairy farm, there is no time to stand still. Cattle need feeding, cows need milking, and pastures need maintenance. That is why you need a reliable tractor that can nimbly handle al...

7 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

Farm fast and furious with these reliable bakkies

If you have the right equipment, any problem can become child’s play. This also applies if you are looking for the foremost workhorse on every farm – the bakkie. In the constantly...

7 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

You can also turn heads with New Holland on your farm

T6.180 MP Methane gas emissions are not an environmental problem; in fact, they offer an eco-friendly fuel solution. The introduction of New Holland's T6.180 methane gas tractor at NA...

7 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

VIDEO: Bok van Blerk gives Gallagher’s products the thumbs up

[embed]https://youtu.be/TQL1k7OIND0[/embed] Benard Willemse, area manager at Gallagher, explains why their products are the very best on the market. "Gallagher looks after farms." A...

7 Jun 2024 · < 1 min read

Every drop counts with Irrigation Unlimited’s Ocmis and Rotrix sprayers

Water is life. The farmer needs water to grow his crops and the correct quantity at the right time and place is just as important for a good yield. Irrigation Unlimited was once again...

6 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

Mozambican citrus growers join the CGA

Mozambique's citrus industry has taken a significant step towards growth and sustainability by joining the Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA). The CGA and the Mozambiqu...

6 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Omnia supports farmers during climate change

Changes in climate cycles through drought and rainy seasons continue to affect farmers. In the never-ending quest for improved yields, farmers are constantly confronted with new products...

6 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

NAMPO Harvest Day 2024: Driving the future of farming with Hino SA

As the showpiece for South African agricultural capabilities, NAMPO Harvest Day is gearing up for another ground-breaking year. From 14 to 17 May, Bothaville will transform into a vibran...

6 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Five out of five for the new five-door Jimny: Pick your choice out of three versions

Article supplied Ever wished for a longer, roomier Jimny? Pop into your nearest dealer! Suzuki Auto South Africa has launched the five-door Jimny and it is taking South Africa by s...

6 Jun 2024 · 7 min read

National Milling: If you can name it, they can mill it!

“National Milling continues to grow. We have great confidence in this country and this region. Zambia is a good market, a good place to be and a good place to do business.” These con...

6 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Brazilian companies generate $3.3 million in deals at NAMPO 2024

Thirteen companies supported by the Brazil Machinery Solutions program attended the event, held on May 14-17, in Bothaville, South Africa The Brazil Machinery Solutions (BMS) export p...

6 Jun 2024 · 6 min read

Find a truck perfect for you at Wolff Autohaus

Times are tough but that does not mean you have to compromise on getting the toughest vehicles out there, and Wolff Autohaus is here to help. Why put yourself out by buying a brand-ne...

6 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

GROW time with John Deere at NAMPO 2024

John Deere believes in looking after the farmers, who look after the people. This year their theme for NAMPO 2024 was ‘it’s grow time’. With the focus being placed on environmen...

5 Jun 2024 · 5 min read

Dump Truckers Gauteng treats every call like an emergency

Dump Trucker Gauteng is here to make your life a little easier, they specialise in the removal of sewerage, grey water, grease, fat, and animal blood from abattoirs. With decades of e...

5 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Good news for farmers: Jooste Cylinders develops a leak proof HDPE float valve

A float valve that needs to be supervised serves no purpose at all. Jooste Cylinders & Pump Company showcased their leak-proof HDPE Float Valve at Nampo earlier this year.   Joos...

4 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Roksol Pty Ltd: Pioneering solar project management for a sustainable future

Roksol, a leading solar project management company and a subsidiary of Rock Powerline Electrical, a trusted leader in electrification, reticulation, distribution, construction, metering,...

4 Jun 2024 · 4 min read

Transforming agricultural machinery: HYDAC’s advanced solutions

In the rapidly evolving world of agriculture, efficiency and precision are crucial. HYDAC technology (Pty) Ltd, a leader in hydraulic and electronic systems, offers solutions to equipmen...

4 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Protect your family, and protect your property with Sentek’s fencing solutions

Protecting your property is more important than ever these days and Sentek has a whole range of solutions to ensure that you and your property stay safe. Sentek can help you erect a fenc...

3 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Shell reinforces commitment to sustainable agriculture at NAMPO 2024

Farm of the future “From a fuel perspective, we launched a product called Shell fuel safe diesel. This is a diesel product for the future. With it you can save about 3,75% of fuel com...

3 Jun 2024 · 2 min read

Export citrus travel in style … thanks to Forest Timber

Citrus season is around the corner, which means that things are about to get zesty! Whether you are a producer of lemons, limes, grapefruit or oranges, if it is a citrus fruit, it is ...

3 Jun 2024 · 3 min read

Choose your adventure with Suzuki SA

Suzuki South Africa is a brand well-known for their reliable cars, motorcycles, and boats. “We were very busy at NAMPO and the weather was amazing,” says Jaco Viviers from Suzuki ...

31 May 2024 · 4 min read

BRAZGrass: Nutrition for your livestock

Pasture is profit. That is the motto of BRAZGrass, but what does it actually mean? If your animals get the necessary nutrition to grow to their full potential and to be sold for a good p...

30 May 2024 · 3 min read

Hugo Flear’s elegant Italian linen had women hooked at their NAMPO stand

From ultra modern zip-detailed dresses to unique cashmere jackets, Hugo Flear made a massive impression on women at NAMPO 2024. Hugo Flear, Designer and Owner of the brand, and Dennis...

30 May 2024 · 2 min read

Give your systems a “pump” start with Nist Control Systems

“My parents started the company, so I have been working here from a very young age. I have been working here full time since 1997.” This is the kind of expertise and involvement you ...

30 May 2024 · 3 min read

Wood-Mizer sawmill line unlocks rubberwood opportunity in Liberia

A highly productive sawmill in Liberia is using Wood-Mizer technology to turn large diameter rubberwood trees that have reached the end of their latex production cycle into export qualit...

30 May 2024 · 7 min read

Handle fuel easily and safely with Jerrycar

“Jerrycar has fuel trailers with AdBlue for the new generation tractors and we also have a variety of fuel transfer equipment,” says Koos Müller from Jerrycar at NAMPO 2024. Jerr...

30 May 2024 · 2 min read

One man’s trash … is Newquip’s treasure!

#browngold. That is the slogan of Newquip, because they understand the value and cost of proper fertiliser. Newquip is a family business that has been running for 25 years. They are p...

30 May 2024 · 4 min read

John Deere – The Future of farming today!

John Deere customers will be the most Profitable, Productive and Sustainable with the John Deere Precision Ag solutions. The value of John Deere Precision Ag lies in its innovative te...

28 May 2024 · 4 min read

NAMPO visitors agree: Stihl is still the best

Every year farmers are impressed with the real treasure house of useful farming equipment displayed at NAMPO, but Stihl still leads all the rest. Stihl is a pioneer in power and garde...

27 May 2024 · 2 min read

The Mokken family farm counts on Monosem for success

A good harvest begins with accurate planting. On the Mokkens' family farm, Lijani, the blue, white, and red of their Monosem planters have stood out beautifully against their green field...

27 May 2024 · 5 min read

UD Trucks lead the way in fuel efficiency and low emissions

UD Trucks Southern Africa (UDTSA) rightfully pride themselves on excelling on the essentials, something they once again proved at the NAMPO expo this year. This Japanese truck brand h...

24 May 2024 · 4 min read

Mahindra Tractors: Bringing world-class farming to South Africa

Mahindra is the number one selling tractor in the world, by volume! It is also no surprise that they are the largest tractor manufacturer in the world. At NAMPO 2024 they displayed th...

23 May 2024 · 4 min read

Gallagher is the best, that’s what Bok van Blerk says!

When Bok van Blerk gives his stamp of approval, most South Africans stand firmly behind it. Gallagher stands out head and shoulders above all their competitors with their excellent produ...

23 May 2024 · 3 min read

Every need met and every industry covered … that is how Bell Equipment does it

A business focused on helping the farmer sell at the best possible price … A company with the largest support coverage in the country … Every need in every industry met … Can it be...

23 May 2024 · 3 min read

SARO tractors are ready and reliable – AgriTech 2024

[embed]http://youtu.be/dGiHimYzP0M[/embed] SARO has what you need. They recently displayed their range of Kubota-, Landini- and Tafe tractors at the AgriTech 2024 expo. Liebern Man...

22 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Every drop counts with SARO irrigation systems – AgriTech 2024

[embed]http://youtu.be/q0EdzdfWW6U[/embed] Irrigation is key and with SARO’s extensive irrigation solutions you know you will find a package to suit your farming needs. Steven Si...

22 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Make memories that will last a lifetime with Humdani Safaris

Experiencing the African bushveld needs to be on the top of your bucket list. But experiencing the African bushveld with Humdani Safari’s is your only choice. Why not get away and r...

21 May 2024 · 5 min read

Advanta Seeds aMaize at AgriTech 2024

[embed]http://youtu.be/VD7O8Ros50c[/embed] Steven Ngoma, Advanta Seeds' Business Development Manager for Zambia tells more about the maize crops at this year's AgriTech Expo. Maiz...

21 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Advanta Seeds have the veggies you need at AgriTech

[embed]http://youtu.be/2YbPVuBBVLU[/embed] While at the AgriTech expo in Zambia, Chanel huma for Advanta Seeds spoke about their different vegetable crops on offer. Okra is all th...

21 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Advanta Seeds’ field crops stands out at AgriTech

[embed]http://youtu.be/ST85NZLge1Q[/embed] Braam van den Berg, Advanta Seeds' Field crop Portfolio Manager for Southern Africa was at AgriTech in Zambia to talk about their various cr...

21 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Agrico Zambia supporting local farmers as they learn and grow

Guru Singh from Morning Site Farm, outside Chisamba, Zambia, started farming 15 years ago. Back then, he knew little to nothing about farming. “It was not a family farm. Now, I am m...

21 May 2024 · 4 min read

More efficient crop spraying: SunAgri drones won the war against fall army worms

Rapid progress is experienced in crop spraying. With SunAgri’s drone technologies you can now spray hundreds, even thousands, of hectares in only a couple of days. SunAgri showcased t...

20 May 2024 · 3 min read

Kempston Agri and CLAAS launch the AXION TERRA TRAC for 2024 – the first half-trac...

Kempston Agri and CLAAS introduce the AXION 900 TERRA TRAC to the South African agricultural sector today. The AXION 900 TERRA TRAC is the first half-track tractor with full suspension a...

20 May 2024 · 6 min read

Omnia supports farmers during climate change

Changes in climate cycles through drought and rainy seasons continue to affect farmers. In the never-ending quest for improved yields, farmers are constantly confronted with new products...

20 May 2024 · 3 min read

For world-class construction and agricultural equipment, knock on Wacker Neuson’s ...

The story behind Wacker Neuson: A journey of innovation & growth We are a global manufacturer and distributor of light and compact equipment, serving a wide range of industries lik...

20 May 2024 · 4 min read

The essential role of lubrication in agricultural machinery

Ensuring peak performance of farm equipment Envision a vast expanse of farmland, where tractors, implement, and combines tirelessly till, plant, and harvest,  to the agricultural out...

17 May 2024 · 4 min read

Banana production in Africa part 5: Harvesting and marketing

Harvesting The right time to harvest bananas is quite important and tricky. It must be when they are swollen and green but before they become ripe (plump and yellow). Do not harvest t...

15 May 2024 · 2 min read

Setting up your first hydroponic system: What you need to know

Starting your own hydroponic system can be a daunting task. There are so many different methods and so much information that it can make your head spin. But when it comes to hydroponics,...

15 May 2024 · 8 min read

Zimbabwe’s sugar industry weathers climate storm

Zimbabwe’s sugar industry is making strides to weather climate uncertainty after a long dry spell that has affected the agriculture sector. Sugar production is one of the agriculture s...

14 May 2024 · 4 min read

Saro Agro has a wide range of equipment for your farm

Solar systems and generators, tractors, construction equipment and irrigation systems could be admired and acquired from the Saro Agro stand at the AgriTech Expo in Zambia. For all of th...

14 May 2024 · 5 min read

Register for AgriSkills Transfer mid-year intake: It is never too late to start le...

If you are thinking of joining the agricultural industry but have missed enrolment at AgriSkills Transfer at the beginning of the year ... do not fret! You have a second chance to join t...

14 May 2024 · 2 min read

AgriTech Zambia: Farmers welcome Advanta Seeds’ drought tolerant high yielding cro...

Advanta Seeds’ stand was a big attraction at this year’s AgriTech expo in Chisamba, Zambia. They had a wide variety of their field and vegetable crops on display for Zambian farmers....

14 May 2024 · 6 min read

Climate smart Sugargraze from Advanta Seeds: The sweet taste of success

Smart crops are the way of the future and Advanta Seeds are changing agriculture with their climate smart crops. During a historical day for Advanta Seeds they presented their new forage...

14 May 2024 · 8 min read

Boreholes dry up in Zimbabwe plots

Zimbabwe’s long dry season is being felt by plot owners who sunk bore - holes to counter water shortages. For years, plot owners in Bulawayo, the country’s second city, have utilised...

13 May 2024 · 4 min read

Sustainable farming in Zambia | ADVANTA Seeds leading the way

ADVANTA seeds are at the forefront of technology ensuring a bright future for farmers across Africa. Advanta Seeds is leading Sustainable Agriculture with climate-smart crops and recentl...

13 May 2024 · < 1 min read

VIDEO: President Hakainde Hichilema inaugurates ADVANTA/UPL seed sorghum in Zambia

Smart crops are the way of the future and Advanta Seeds are changing agriculture with their climate mart crops. On 17 April 2024, the inauguration of the UPL/ ADVANTA sorghum took pla...

13 May 2024 · < 1 min read

Drought tests Zimbabwe’s disaster preparedness

Zimbabwe’s disaster preparedness has returned to haunt the country in the aftermath of a devastating drought. Questions have long been asked about the reliability and efficacy of the c...

13 May 2024 · 5 min read

TECHNEWS: The latest in agricultural technology from around the world

CNH expands network connectivity using satellites CNH and Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s best established integrated satellite and terrestrial communication networks, is e...

13 May 2024 · 7 min read

Tiger Animal Feeds: Temperature management can make or break broiler production

Temperature plays a vital role in broiler production. The broiler bird will not perform to its full genetic potential if it is not provided with the right temperature whether during broo...

13 May 2024 · 5 min read

Multiknit knitted fabrics, easier to transport and install

Living in a rural area can sometimes be frustrating. Smaller towns do not always have the right products and transporting products from larger metropolitans can be expensive. If you a...

13 May 2024 · 3 min read

Protecting your crops have never been easier with Multiknit

When it comes to your crops you want to get the best yield; while there are many products to help your crops grow, mother nature sometimes also throws a spanner in the works. Whether ...

13 May 2024 · 4 min read

AgriTech Expo Zambia shapes the future of agriculture for Zambia and neighbouring ...

More than 18 000 visitors poured through the gates of AgriTech Expo 2024 in Chisamba, Zambia, all eager to learn of the latest developments in agriculture. The organiser, DLG Agricult...

13 May 2024 · 3 min read

Bayer’s insecticides and maize stood out at AgriTech

Bayer strives to provide farmers with what they need to thrive in their areas. Many of Bayer’s Dekalb maize cultivars are, for example, drought tolerant which is very important in a co...

13 May 2024 · 4 min read

Zimbabwe’s agriculture statistics dilemma

Since the beginning of the year, numerous reports confirmed that 2024 is a drought year for Zimbabwe after the failure of large swathes of crops across the country. This was weeks bef...

13 May 2024 · 5 min read

EasyWean® is all about the cow

Source: Stockfarm magazine The use of the NoseRing® to wean calves is not new. It has been around since the mid-nineties and is one of the best methods producers can employ to reduce...

10 May 2024 · 7 min read

JUSTBLiSS Naturals: Make time for yourself again

JUSTBLiSS are natural beauty products for your face, body, and hair. The owner, Ansulene Prinsloo, only uses natural products. She started JUSTBLiSS in 2020 after she decided to invest i...

10 May 2024 · 6 min read

Whatever you brake, Sintech has the solution!

When it comes to braking, Sintech has the answer. They are a preferred supplier of Svendborg hydraulic brakes and power units, thruster brakes, soft braking controls and couplings in Sou...

8 May 2024 · 5 min read

Bahari Bay: More than just a home … a community

Bahari Bay is the vacation living you have always dreamt of. With lush green forests, plenty of wildlife, a private river, lagoon, and beach access, Bahari Bay near Port Shepstone is mor...

8 May 2024 · 3 min read

Brits commercial smallholding up for auction with Venditor Auctioneers

Venditor Auctioneers will be auctioning a 6,8-hectare smallholding with tunnels and various farming equipment in Brits. The auction will be split into two days, bidding for the first day...

8 May 2024 · 2 min read

Tata John Deere Zambia bridges gaps and breaks barriers in agriculture

A valuable, dependable partner for farmers of all shapes and sizes in Zambia, is Tata John Deere Zambia, the official dealer for John Deere Agricultural, Construction and Forestry equipm...

7 May 2024 · 2 min read

It starts and ends with numbers

The growth of a sawmill from start-up status in 2009 to now supplying major hardware's across SA's Limpopo Province shows the potential that sawmilling holds and how emerging sawmillers ...

7 May 2024 · 6 min read

R5 000 to be won at Myburgh Toerusting at NAMPO

Every year there is a new product to see at Myburgh Toerusting’s NAMPO stand and this year is no exception. Jannie Myburgh says farmers can look at their new road grader at this year...

7 May 2024 · 4 min read

Forget about theft and power outages! Irrigation Unlimited has an irrigation solut...

Imagine this: After you have worked hard ploughing and planting - grains, fruits, or even cover crops - you rely on another investment, your irrigation system, to ensure good emergence a...

7 May 2024 · 3 min read

Rumax’s blue machines are waiting for you at NAMPO

It is that time of the year again, and farmers can look forward to seeing Rumax's well-known blue machines at NAMPO. Rumax manufactures hammer mills, feed and concentrate mixers, bale...

7 May 2024 · 2 min read

Keep an eye on your assets with Crystal by Ctrack

In the rapidly evolving sector of agriculture, efficiency and sustainability are paramount. Developed by Ctrack, Crystal is a cutting-edge platform that offers a comprehensive suite of t...

6 May 2024 · 4 min read

Choose the right motor starting technique with Riken

In the agricultural sector, where reliability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness are paramount, selecting the right motor starting technique is crucial for ensuring smooth operations an...

6 May 2024 · 7 min read

Gallagher’s MBS6500i Multi Powered i Series Energizer: A new era of electric fencing!

The need for battery and solar powered products is increasing by the day. This is exactly why you need Gallagher’s MBS6500i Multi Powered i Series Energizer. This off-grid power sys...

5 May 2024 · 3 min read

Award-winning, world class MacDon R1 FR series: Mow like a winner!

Farmers know they can always rely on MacDon implements, which are backed by 75 years of experience, innovation, technology, improvement, and dedication to quality that make the farmer’...

3 May 2024 · 4 min read

Bayer’s insecticides and maize stood out at AgriTech

Bayer strives to provide farmers with what they need to thrive in their area. Many of Bayer’s Dekalb maize cultivars are, for example, drought tolerant which is very important in a cou...

1 May 2024 · 3 min read

Novatek: Feeding for Prosperity

Need food for your sheep, chickens, pigs, horses, or fish? Look no further, Novatek Animal Feed has it all.  Novatek supplies scientifically formulated quality feeds for your animals t...

1 May 2024 · 3 min read

SAZAM Agri Distributors: The one-stop-shop for farmers, big or small!

Envision this: • The leading suppliers of second-hand farming equipment in Zambia as a one-stop-shop for all types of farmers. • An outlet that understands that emerging farmers st...

30 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Valtrac brings the cream of the crop to SA farmers

The key to productivity lies in finding a system that works efficiently and promotes quality output. When you are a farmer, finding that key  requires a lot of research, consideration, ...

30 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Statement on the FRA maize price

The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) is pleased that the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has entered the crop market early, unlike most seasons in the past when moisture content caused the...

30 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

The Evolution and Vitality of South Africa’s Fresh Produce Markets

South African fresh produce markets (FPMs) have long been the bedrock of agricultural trade, fostering connections between producers and consumers while bolstering economic vitality. Beg...

29 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Banana production in Africa part 4: Controlling weeds and pest control

Controlling weeds and pests in banana production is essential to ensure healthy growth and maximise yields. Here are some methods for weed and pest control: Weed Control: Manu...

26 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Get Bok Approved Gallagher farm equipment at NAMPO

specialAre you visiting NAMPO Harvest Day 2024? Be sure to visit the Gallagher Animal Management stand to take a look at their many farm management equipment or security solutions that c...

26 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Jungheinrich has forklifts, pallet movers for every budget

Across the agri value chain, one thing is true: The right tool for the job gets the work done right! Some tools such as pallet trucks, forklifts, order pickers or reach trucks are just b...

25 Apr 2024 · 5 min read

National Milling: If you can name it, they can mill it!

“National Milling continues to grow. We have great confidence in this country and this region. Zambia is a good market, a good place to be and a good place to do business.” These con...

25 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

John Deere’s SMART solution for Africa!

Introducing a groundbreaking initiative! Just over a year ago, John Deere, in collaboration with our innovative SMART model, embarked on a pioneering financing program to empower farm...

25 Apr 2024 · 2 min read

Alvan Blanch: Meet the market leaders in grain dryers

When it comes to grain processing there is no other choice than Alvan Blanch. With more than 70 years of engineering experience, their innovative designs and systems exceed others on the...

24 Apr 2024 · 5 min read

Get the job done with Unique Welding’s Thermamax TITAN welding helmet

The wait is over! Unique Welding is excited to finally announce the launch of their Thermamax TITAN Adjustable Solar Helmet! The fact that this incredible helmet range comes with a ch...

24 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Blue Swallow Catering: It is rare to have a steak plate like this!

"At Blue Swallow, we take pride in providing personalised service and catering to the unique needs of our customers. We are grateful to our diverse client base for inspiring us to contin...

24 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Africa embraces the challenge of climate change to usher in a new agricultural era

As climate change sweeps across the globe, unleashing extreme weather events, Africa being a continent where economies are dominated by agricultural activities, finds itself at a crossro...

24 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

BSi Steel has the best deal (for you!)

“Customers all over Zambia think they are receiving a good deal but are getting ripped off.” This warning comes from Michael Mukuka, Senior Sales Representative of BSi Steel in Lusa...

23 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

UNECA: Agricultural innovation needed to aid food production in Africa

Agriculture innovation and science in Africa are seen as the final frontiers if the continent is to be able to feed itself at a time of the worsening impact of climate change. This emerg...

23 Apr 2024 · 5 min read

Water stress is the new normal

TAKE CONTROL OUR YOUR WATER SECURITY South Africa is a water scare country, the 30th driest in the world. Half of our country’s river flow is provided by only 10% of its land. Most...

22 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Dump Truckers: Waste management services

Dump Truckers is the latest subsidiary of the Wolff Group formerly known as John Wolff and Associates (Pty) LTD. They were established in 2007. They offer dump truck services in Gaute...

22 Apr 2024 · < 1 min read

Wolff Autohaus: Quality used commercial vehicles

Wolff Autohaus is a subsidiary of the Wolff Group formerly known as John Wolff and Associates (Pty) LTD. Wolff Autohaus Wolff Autohaus is a commercial vehicle reseller business wit...

22 Apr 2024 · 2 min read

Research to drive agricultural sustainability in Zimbabwe – FAO

As Zimbabwe continues to seek ways to maximise its agriculture production, agencies are calling for more research to assist farmers to adopt sustainable practices. In a recent update, th...

22 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

LiuGong’s 890H is the ultimate powerhouse wheel loader

In a tough world you need tough equipment. The powerful LiuGong 890H Wheel Loader can get the job done faster and more efficient. This machine has a loading cycle time of 11 seconds, ...

22 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Technews: The latest in agricultural technology from around the world

Landini Looking forward to the next 140 years Landini, historic tractor brand of the Argo Tractors group in Italy, is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year with the release of t...

21 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

neXgro: Data driven solutions

The agricultural market is changing, and every producer strives to precision farming to maximize returns on their farm. neXgro understand the challenges of producing traceable, safe and ...

19 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Erosion control: Old tyres to the rescue

Old rubber vehicle tyres are super useful for controlling soil erosion in natural rangelands. Nobody likes the look of old vehicle tyres on a landfill or dumped somewhere in a backyar...

19 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Effects of litter on your broiler production

Litter in poultry management refers to the bedding put on the floor to give comfort to the birds and enable absorption of the manure. There are a number of options when choosing the l...

19 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Managing water sources is key to water security

Everything needs water. You do not need to be a farmer to know this. Small-scale to mega farmers, emerging farmers to seasoned growers, everyone understands that crops need water to grow...

17 Apr 2024 · 7 min read

The new Armormax Defence TAC6 is versatile and unrivalled

Armormax Defence introduces its TAC6 to the world: a groundbreaking platform that sets new standards in technology and performance for this class of vehicle. So why the need for a six...

17 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Zimbabwe agri workers’ wage woes

Zimbabwe's agriculture sector workers' demands for a living wage remain elusive amid an escalating cost of living. As the country makes efforts to grow the sector into a multi-billion do...

16 Apr 2024 · 5 min read

Powering Agriculture: ISUZU Trucks and Bakkies lead the way at NAMPO

ISUZU, a trusted name in the automotive industry, is set to make waves once again at this year's NAMPO Agricultural Trade Show. Renowned for their reliability and performance, ISUZU truc...

16 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Say goodbye to shallow solutions: Rainbow Reservoirs is the only way to go

Water, tanks, storage … if these words sound like something close to your need, you should be introduced to Rainbow Reservoirs. Established in 2003, this company has proven that it ...

16 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Agri4All – Assisting your business to excel!

If you, like most South Africans, are on your way to NAMPO 2024, you need to make sure your marketing is up to scratch. The best way to ensure that you reach peak audiences, have eye-cat...

16 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Unlocking value and innovation: John Deere at NAMPO 2024

Article supplied Stand: A12, A13, A14, A16, A17, NH 1, A37, A38 I n the heartland of one of the richest agricultural regions in South Africa, the annual NAMPO show will take place ...

15 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

West Coast boutique wine farm and cellar opts for sale by auction

A boutique wine farm and cellar situated between the towns of Vredendal and Klawer, 300km north of Cape Town and 30 km inland of Doringbaai on the West Coast will be going on sale via au...

11 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

SARO unveils Zambia’s first locally developed 10 tonne per day maize milling plant

SARO has proudly unveiled Zambia's first-ever locally designed and built 10 tonne per day maize milling plant, marking a significant milestone in the country's industrial landscape. T...

11 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Majestic, magnificent, masculine: Mahindra Scorpio-N

Imagine this: dirt roads, rocks flying, dust clouds … and the powerful roar of a Mahindra engine echoing through it all. This can be your reality if you choose Mahindra. No road is too...

10 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

To weigh is to know: Enhance livestock performance with Gallagher

Photos: Livetrack SA Weighing is the way to keep track of your livestock's performance. For that, a reliable scale is needed. Livetrack offers you reliable Gallagher scales of the hig...

10 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

With Forest Timber you don’t go down, you go timber!

For the love of timber “Timber is in our hands, our bones, our blood.” This is the heart and soul of Forest Timber. They strive to do all things timber with love, passion, and exper...

10 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Senter360: The irrigation answer for Botswana’s farmers

One of the most important investments a farmer will ever make is a centre pivot irrigation system. Despite the initial outlay, the cost-benefit ratio is extremely favourable in the long ...

9 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Paratus Zambia and Starlink deal creates ideal solution

Following the announcement late last year that the Paratus Group was appointed as an authorized reseller of Starlink business services, Paratus has proactively embraced the addition of S...

8 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Eight reasons why Agrico remains South Africa’s pioneers in irrigation

With a rich legacy and years of experience, Agrico stands as a cornerstone in the South African agricultural landscape. Though widely recognised, there might still be some parts of the s...

8 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Discover top-quality livestock handling equipment at Nampo 2024 with Algar IND CC

Are you ready to elevate your livestock handling experience to the next level? Look no further than Algar IND CC! We're thrilled to announce our presence at Nampo 2024 in Bothaville, whe...

8 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Water power moves into the Agric frontline as farmers fight load-shedding

The power battle for Agribusiness in South Africa is moving from coal to water, with more farmers investing in hydroelectric plants to keep their farms running to meet the nation’s foo...

8 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

See in the night with Ultranexus Thermal Imaging Binoculars: MERGER LRF XP50

Do you want to see your game in the dark? Catch a fox or farm attacker and want to see how far they are from you? Then you need the merger LRF thermal imaging binoculars in its compact s...

5 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Heat stress management in dairy cows

Heat stress occurs when cows generate and absorb more heat than what they can easily get rid of. Heat is mostly generated during the hot periods of the day and during feeding. The major ...

5 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

FAW Trucks SA unveils the JK6 FD/FT variant, reinforcing its position as an indust...

FAW Trucks SA, a force in global commercial vehicle manufacturing, proudly announces the introduction launch of the new generation JK6 FD/FT variant. This strategic introduction under...

5 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Join the Corteva Crop Protection team at NAMPO 2024

The Corteva Crop Protection team are looking forward to the NAMPO Grain SA Harvest Day taking place between 14 and 17 May 2024. This year we shall focus on our potato, maize, citrus a...

5 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Together for the long haul: Massey Ferguson and the farmer

In the heart of Mpumalanga, just outside Lydenburg on the farm Enkeldoorn, the AGCO power engine of the Massey Ferguson 7620 rumbles. It is the most recent addition to Jaco Coetser’s f...

5 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Motsepe Foundation Partners with African Seeds Group to Empower Emerging Farmers i...

The Motsepe Foundation, in collaboration with its implementing agent Agri-SA Enterprises, has joined forces with African Seeds Group (ASG) to launch the IlimaLethu project. This initiati...

4 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

FAW Trucks South Africa supports community outreach at 15th annual Trucker’s Function

FAW Trucks South Africa, in partnership with FAW Paarl – MyRide Commercial, proudly participated in the 15th Annual Truckers Function held in Vredendal on 22 February 2024. The even...

4 Apr 2024 · 2 min read

Air Spring Supply Company turns unbearable burdens into easy loads

As we survey the ever-expanding array of Toyotas Land Cruiser series gracing the South African market, Air Spring Supply Company turns its attention to Toyota’s lineup of Land Cruisers...

4 Apr 2024 · 3 min read

Power your way through any challenge with Xolar Energy

Xolar Energy (Pty) Ltd was established to source and develop renewable energy projects for the residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial solar photovoltaic market. This forms ...

3 Apr 2024 · 2 min read

Keeping up your animals weight with Yara KimtraPro 20

It is a known fact that rainfall and climate have an influence on veld and grass production.   It is therefore important to know that the veld and the nutrients it can provide at a spe...

3 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

To measure is the only way to manage nematode pressure

Nematode testing is a way of life at Aqua Farming near Christiana in North West. “It’s not a question of whether we will have nematodes on our potatoes, just how severe the infestati...

3 Apr 2024 · 7 min read

Workplace Skills Plan submission deadline: 30 April – Don’t fluff it!

If your business has an annual payroll exceeding R500 000 or 50+ employees, then you should be hard at work preparing your Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Record of Training (ATR)...

2 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Why is steel so important to society?

Steel products are integral to modern civilization, underpinning the infrastructure and technology that shape our daily lives. At its core, steel is an alloy of iron and carbon, but it c...

28 Mar 2024 · 2 min read

Theileriosis: Southern Africa on alert after breakout in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe veterinary services have confirmed an outbreak of Theileriosis throughout the country. January disease In Africa, this disease, also known as January disease, is cause...

28 Mar 2024 · 7 min read

With the Riken PV580 your business runs smoothly even when the grid doesn’t

Harnessing the power of the sun to efficiently pump water, the PV580 solar pump inverter offers a comprehensive solution for various water pumping applications. From agricultural irrigat...

28 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

Ripper Tillage ensures that your planter works smoothly and efficiently

Seed meter calibration: Over time, seed meters can become inaccurate due to component wear. Meters that no longer measure accurately can lead to double planting or skipped plant space...

28 Mar 2024 · 11 min read

Vitamech’s MacDon FD2 FlexDraper: Do more, with less!

This harvesting machine is made to bring you more! More speed, more capacity, more versatility – the FD2 FlexDraper has it all! Flex on everyone else You will be able to flex on all ...

28 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

URI-SA vehicles go where the road doesn’t even lead to

Are you looking for a vehicle that is sturdy and can tackle any terrain with ease? Not only does URI-SA have the vehicle for you, but they can also customise it according to your specifi...

27 Mar 2024 · 9 min read

Water Quality Concerns and Contingencies

Time spent in the field this irrigation season, has alerted the Netafim Field Team of the extremely poor and worsening quality of available irrigation water in certain areas. According t...

27 Mar 2024 · 12 min read

SA agriculture thrives in the digital age: NAMPO 2024 embracing connectivity for s...

As the world progresses into the digital era, the agricultural sector in South Africa stands at the brink of a transformative journey. With technology rapidly integrating into every face...

27 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

FAW Trucks picks up speed in 2024: Achievements, expansion, and enhanced support

FAW Trucks South Africa, a key player in the global commercial vehicle manufacturing arena, reflects on a successful 2023 and charts an ambitious course for 2024 with strategic plans to ...

26 Mar 2024 · 3 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 ma...

26 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index remained downbeat in Q1 2024

After deteriorating by 10 points to 40 in Q4 2023, its lowest level since Q2 2020 at the height of the pandemic, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index (ACI) was unchanged in Q1 202...

26 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Surround yourself with coast and nature at Bahari Bay

Life is a rush these days, from one thing to the next, there is rarely time to just sit back and unwind. To get the relaxation you need you sometimes have to drive hundreds of kilometres...

25 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

Zambian and other African farmers depend on Jupidex equipment

Jupidex's roots are firmly established in the agricultural industry and dedicated to farmers who grow food to feed Africa. Their vision is to be the leading supplier of affordable, t...

22 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

Nature conservation is everyone’s responsibility

When it comes to nature conservation, it does not matter to WeWild Africa whether it is an elephant or a mongoose that needs to be saved, they have made it their mission to protect Afric...

22 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Engine Den has everything your car and truck needs under one roof

Vehicle repairs do not have to cost you a tyre and a bumper, because Engine Den has the best priced engines and parts for you. They are direct importers and distributors of quality new a...

22 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

SA Pure Water helping you save costs by ensuring clean water

At SA PURE WATER, we ensure clean water anytime, anywhere. Municipal water sources are often unsafe due to pollution from rivers, dams, boreholes and insufficient maintenance. This inclu...

22 Mar 2024 · 2 min read

Boars and sows breed hope for aspiring Zimbabwe farmers

Zimbabwe has seen a different kind of career move with professionals abandoning their posts to take up farming. Ever since the country embarked on the land reform programme where ordinar...

20 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

Zimbabwe agriculture mechanisation-from Belarus with love

Zimbabwe’s agriculture industrial revolution has gone a notch up with the confirmation of more support from Belarus. It was announced early February by Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Ministr...

20 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Poor pastures threaten Zimbabwe’s cattle herd: Goats may provide an answer

Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe who rear livestock are counting their losses after an extended dry season decimated pastures. Like many smallholders, livestock breeders rely on rainfall ...

19 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

Small grains may provide big gains for Zimbabwe smallholder farmers

Zimbabwe's smallholders are notorious for resisting appeals from the agriculture ministry to grow small, drought-resistant grains. They have always planted maize and weaning them from th...

19 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Technews: The latest in agricultural technology from around the world

Tortuga AgTech wins Ag Robot of the Year 2024 award Last month we showed the top five contenders for the Ag Robot of the Year title in a competition run by Future Farming. The panel o...

18 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Banana production in Africa part 3: Desucker, irrigate, and bag for better results

Desuckering of a banana plant means cutting off unwanted shoots from the stems of the mother banana plant. This will increase the banana plant size. Proper watering of the banana plan...

18 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Solynta rebrands to ‘true potato seed’ company

Solynta, the Dutch company that specializes in the development, production and sales of hybrid true potato seed announced today that it will adjust its branding to ‘Solynta – true po...

18 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

AGRA report: Agribusinesses need support to navigate the “triple crisis”

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of AGRA AGRA (formerly known as the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa) has released the third edition of the ‘African Agribusiness Outlook R...

18 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

Get the safest passenger vehicle at Mahindra Alberton

If you do not already know that the Mahindra XUV300 has been named one of the safest cars in Africa, now is the time to turn your ears. This exceptional achievement was announced in 2021...

18 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

Broiler uniformity is money

Uniformity of performance in broilers Broiler business demands good results for good performance, therefore when measuring the success of a broiler business, the following typical perfo...

18 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Young farmers farm for the future

Our Young Farmers are the leaders in South Africa's future agricultural environment, and the theme of this year's TLU SA Young Farmer Conference was one that creates hope and shows our y...

18 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Namibia: Rabies in kudu on the rise again

An increase in the number of rabies cases among kudu has been reported in Namibia. Yet, rabies is nothing new to Namibia. The first cases of rabid kudus were reported near Windhoek in th...

16 Mar 2024 · 7 min read

B & V Shade Netting: We’ve got you covered!

When you invest in B & V Shade Netting and Awnings, you are investing in more than twenty years of experience in the shade netting industry. This company’s products have a diver...

15 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Experience uphill as downhill with the new Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series

When I say “farmer”, you automatically think ... Toyota Land Cruiser! In South Africa, “bakkie” is synonymous with farmer. Whether you are facing dirt roads or traffic jams, this...

15 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Tradestuff at your service!

Any seasoned farmer understands this very well: There is no use in buying a high-quality tractor, but there is no after-sales service afterwards. Tradestuff in the Northwest also underst...

11 Mar 2024 · 8 min read

Drones deliver predator bugs for sustainable pest control at Vergelegen

High tech is being combined with ancient natural remedies at one of South Africa’s best-known wine farms, where buzzing benefactors are helping to keep the vineyards pest-free.  Ve...

11 Mar 2024 · 6 min read

Pioneer understands maize and water: New P1225PW yellow maize hybrid uses water wi...

This article deals with important points regarding the water consumption of maize during the plant's development stages. This is an important aspect of irrigated and dryland hybrids that...

8 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Agri4all.com brings buyer and seller together

Tired of advertising? We'll do it for you! If you want to sell your agricultural products, you may have already considered listing sites. A listing site works almost like Facebook's mark...

8 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Revolutionising livestock handling with Algar Ind BK

In the bustling heart of Gauteng, nestled just 10 kilometres outside Carletonville, lies a beacon of innovation in the agricultural landscape - Algar Ind BK. For over a decade, this pion...

8 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Agrico Vredendal focuses on renewable power for irrigation systems

In the arid regions of the Matzikama district, irrigation is a prerequisite if you want to farm sustainably. With sweltering temperatures and minimal rain, a farmer cannot risk strugglin...

7 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

New Small and Medium sized Enterprise (SME) Impact Report Advocates Enhanced Suppo...

AGRA  has today released the 3rd edition of the ‘African Agribusiness Outlook Report’ which sheds light on the impact of the "Triple Crisis" - COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and...

7 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

A big surprise as agriculture GDP plunges in the second half of 2023

Despite massive challenges, South Africa’s economy managed to expand by 0.6% in 2023. With a rebound of 0.1% q/q in the final quarter of 2023, South Africa (SA) avoided a technical rec...

7 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

How West Africa is building resilience against climate change

According to the report Climate Change and Security in West Africa published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), changing climate conditions in West Africa a...

7 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

SARO’s innovative irrigation solutions take center stage at NAMS event

SARO Agro Industrial Limited proudly participated in the Official Launch Ceremony of the National Agricultural Mechanization Strategy (NAMS) held at the Natural Resources Development Col...

6 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

Lead the way Forward – Innovative solutions to power your future

April is a critical period in the seasonal cycle of South Africa's agriculture. Traditionally, this month corresponds with summer and winter crops' planting and harvesting periods. Produ...

6 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers

Technology has improved productivity, efficiency, and communication in every industry across the globe, and agriculture is no exception. Once considered a traditionally low-tech industry...

6 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Sowing sustainable success

Successful female agripreneur shares guiding principles for launching a sustainable farming enterprise For Cynthia Sekgobela, retirement in 2016 brought a bold new beginning. After 21 y...

4 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

No need to look elsewhere when you have the Vitamech Väderstad TopDown

Looking for unmatched quality in just one pass, the Vitamech Väderstad TopDown has you covered. The TopDown does in one pass what other industry standard cultivators need two passes ...

4 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

ZNFU welcomes Republican President’s decision to declare drought a national ...

THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) welcomes the declaration of drought as a national disaster by the Republican President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema and the measures that will be taken...

1 Mar 2024 · 4 min read

Zamhatch providing happy and healthy chicks since 2015

In a world where the demand for nutritious, sustainable protein in form of chicken has risen, one name stands out: Zamhatch. As one of the leaders in broiler chick production, Zamhatch L...

29 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

From cows to kittens, here’s how to curb the spread of zoonotic diseases

Humans and animals share a special and close bond, especially when it comes to our beloved pets and our livestock. But think twice before giving your parakeet an affectionate peck on the...

29 Feb 2024 · 6 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 thi...

28 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Get the best ROI by protecting crops with agricultural net

A prosperous farm is more than just a plot of land.  It’s a complex business venture that requires careful consideration of input costs, timing, and protecting of assets, namely your ...

28 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

Xylem: Make water the champion in 2024

We already have solutions to water problems—it's time we started using more of them. It would be incorrect to say the world does not care about water. It's our most precious resourc...

27 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Thermal imaging, the saviour you need on your farm

Thermal imaging is not only for spies in action movies anymore. These days owning a thermal imaging device can save your life and possessions. Ultranexus are leaders in the field of t...

27 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

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

The new Jooste HDPE Float Valve

Jooste Cylinder & Pump Co. (PTY) Ltd was established by Christie Jooste in 1967. He manufactured the first Stainless Steel Windmill Borehole Cylinder in 1989 and won the “Cullinan ...

27 Feb 2024 · 2 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 thei...

26 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Zimbabwe eyes multi-billion-dollar irrigation to boost agriculture

Zimbabwe has in the past three years invested an estimated USD2- billion into dam construction, irrigation, and water management as the country escalated efforts to boost agriculture pro...

26 Feb 2024 · 4 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 estab...

22 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Lube Force: Lubricate to enhance efficiency and longevity across industries

Keeping machinery running smoothly Picture a bustling factory floor where every machine hums along like an instrument in a well-tuned symphony, effortlessly weaving through tasks with...

22 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Growing agriculture in Botswana, apple by apple

If Ipeleng Ramatlhakwane from Malolwane, east of Gaborone in Botswana, gets her way, the whole strip of land running just a kilometre away from the banks of the Madikwe/Marico River on t...

21 Feb 2024 · 7 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 ha...

21 Feb 2024 · 4 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

For a machine that performs on all terrains go with Avant

Rough Terrain Forklift Avant makes a multipurpose machine which can also be utilised as a rough terrain forklift. Because of its compactness, the machine can go anywhere including ti...

21 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Corteva Agriscience Crop Protection – Keep Growing

Our Crop Protection Solutions are at the Heart of Agriculture Crop protection products from Corteva Agriscience™ give you the power to fight insects, diseases weeds. Find the right ...

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 fo...

21 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Let your grain work for you with RSA Grain Storage Solutions

When it comes to storing your grain - put your profit in your own pocket! With RSA Grain Storage Solutions, your silo will pay for itself in no time.  RSA Grain Storage Solutions wan...

21 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Tractor-powered hammer mill from Drotsky makes heavy work lighter

Many hands may make light work, but with the right equipment, heavy work is even lighter with few hands! This is the major motivation behind the Drotsky M100's design: It ensures that tw...

20 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

This is how Rumax makes feeders for the livestock industry

Quality is the key word in every part of the manufacturing process at Rumax. From the sketch and design of the various machines they manufacture to where the final product is loaded to g...

20 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Working at Drotsky you get a salary, AND a free lunch!

Quality, integrity, respect, cooperation, responsibility, safety, and social development. These are the values ​​that Drotsky stands by and on which they build their company.  At...

20 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Zimbabwe’s agri-loans headache

As the planting season approached last year, Zimbabwe's Agriculture Ministry declared that there were limitless loans available for farmers to upscale their food production. Outlining...

20 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

A billion-dollar bet for Zimbabwe’s green exports

Last year Zimbabwe emerged as a major player in the global production of horticulture produce, despite faltering in other agriculture sectors. For years Zimbabwe has staked its agricu...

20 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

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 recove...

16 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

If the farmer can’t come to New Vaal Motors, then New Vaal Motors goes to the farmer

When the farmer can’t come to you, you go to the farmer. The team from New Vaal Motors in Vereeniging introduced farmers to their range of Mercedes- Benz- and FUSO trucks at the Balfou...

16 Feb 2024 · 5 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 conta...

16 Feb 2024 · 2 min read

Rovic Leers boasts baling’s best at Balfour Hooidag

Farmers were impressed with the remarkable equipment Rovic Leers demonstrated at this year’s Balfour Hooidag. More production and less trouble with Rovic Leers’ Krone V165XC baler...

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 devel...

16 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

New Holland remains at the forefront of innovation

In the agricultural industry, mechanization and technology are constantly changing to make machines and processes more effective. New Holland uses their 40 research and development centr...

16 Feb 2024 · 3 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 prod...

16 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Jupidex shares exciting news with farmers!

Agricultural financing remains one of the most difficult challenges for farmers in South Africa. Farming is a capital-intensive business. As critical times in the industry approach for f...

14 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Technews: The latest in agricultural technology from around the world

May the best robot win! Future Farming (a media enterprise) and World FIRA (International Forum of Agricultural Robotics) are hosting a competition to appoint the most promising agric...