Innovation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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 ha...

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

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

Celebrating sixty! Multiknit keeps aiming for the sky!

In 2024, Multiknit will celebrate their 60th birthday. To build up to this special occasion, it is worth looking back at the starting point for this brand, considering its remarkable ach...

13 Feb 2024 · 4 min read

Riken Electric Leads the way in offering specialised technical solutions

Over the past few years, power quality has deteriorated significantly in South Africa, resulting in increased power outages and various other problems including phase rotation problems. ...

7 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

Drotsky makes heavy work lighter with the M100 hammer mill

Drotsky's M100 hammer mill is suitable for 1,2- to 1,5-meter round bales as well as large bales thanks to the 1,4-meter grinding chamber. The design ensures that the grinding chamber can...

6 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read

Mahindra Scorpio-N: This beast is strong… and costs less than a stud bull

Since July 2023, the Mahindra Scorpio-N has been carrying the ProAgri team across South Africa to farm visits and auctions. Promising to be designed for true adventure, this Mahindra 4×...

22 Dec 2023 · 4 min read

The new Amarok, driving progress in agriculture

In the dynamic world of agriculture, where innovation and adaptability are paramount, having the right tools at your disposal can make all the difference. Volkswagen's Amarok range of...

8 Dec 2023 · 5 min read

Knittex quality means testing the limits to ensure reliability

Knittex is known for its high-quality range of shade netting across industries. To keep their name synonymous with quality, they have a list of stringent tests that every net must pass a...

7 Dec 2023 · 3 min read

Knittex DriZ: The only 100% waterproof shade net

The fabric undergoes a special process that makes it water-resistant. Knittex shade net receives a thin layer of HDPE over the netting that seals the underside of the fabric. The resu...

29 Nov 2023 · < 1 min read

Bamboo promotes conservation, forestry, and agriculture

Photos by EcoPlanet Bamboo Bamboo is not exactly a plant that is associated with South Africa's natural beauty or agriculture. But these days the plant is making headlines when topics...

28 Nov 2023 · 7 min read

Take Knittex’s groundsheets on your holiday adventures

Are you ready for the school holidays? Grab your flip-flops, beachwear and sunglasses as you head outdoors, but don’t forget your gear! For camping or activities under the summer sky, ...

23 Nov 2023 · 3 min read

Rain or shine, this all-weather shade remains strong and vibrant

Whether you need to have protection from rain or cover your patio furniture from sun damage, you need a solution that can handle all kinds of weather challenges. Shade netting is a pract...

16 Nov 2023 · 3 min read

AGI makes grain storage a joy for Modderbult Boerdery

Pieter Brits started farming with his father and now his son, Dawie, also farms with him. They farm with maize, soybeans, chickens and cattle. Two silos were erected within a record t...

8 Nov 2023 · < 1 min read

AdCon Construction: For all your building and construction needs

Are you planning to build a home or property? Are you looking for reliable people to complete the project timely and effectively? AdCon Construction is the answer to all your building an...

27 Oct 2023 · 2 min read

APS – the answer to all your load shedding frustrations

A growing problem in South Africa is access to reliable and affordable electricity. This leads to farmers and South African citizens being forced to switch to alternative sources of rene...

26 Oct 2023 · 3 min read

Farm without effort with Gallagher’s smart animal management devices

Gallagher understands the value of your farm and your livestock. They understand that you dedicate all your time and energy to your farm, and that is why they are your safety partner. Th...

17 Oct 2023 · 5 min read

Power up your Defence with Stafix JVA Electric Fence Energiser: Jumbo Range

The JMB series is the most powerful and feature rich electric fence energiser JVA has manufactured to date. This continues JVA’s push for technical superiority in terms of Monitored El...

16 Oct 2023 · 4 min read

Exciting News: Introducing the Ranger Series Monoculars!

We're thrilled to unveil the latest innovation from Pixfra – the Ranger Series Monoculars. Futurama, as a distributor and retailer of Pixfra, has always been committed to bringing you ...

13 Oct 2023 · < 1 min read

Problem Solving Bushes is the solution to bushing needs

Problem Solving Bushes, or PSB as the company is also known, is a leading manufacturer of polyurethane bushes for the automotive, agricultural and mining sectors. The business has been i...

13 Oct 2023 · 4 min read

Knittex nets withstand the test of time

Arno Vlok grows table grapes and stone fruit in outside Riebeeck-Kasteel near Malmesbury in the Western Cape. For the past 23 years he has been relying on Knittex nets to provide protect...

4 Oct 2023 · 5 min read

Revolutionary hail net guards grapes against the wrath of nature

One thing every farmer appreciates is to have a good relationship with his suppliers. Having a strong relationship means that you can reach them when you are in need, and that you can wo...

29 Sep 2023 · 5 min read

Optimise your energy usage with Averge Technologies

Solar technology can be expensive, but there is good news! With the growing demand for solar worldwide, the price is starting to become more affordable.  "You need to understand your...

27 Sep 2023 · < 1 min read

Nextorch’s tough flashlights beat the dark!

No one can argue - an indispensable friend on any farm is a good, reliable, tough, strong flashlight that dispels the darkness to foil loadshedding, to see if thugs are stalking the home...

21 Sep 2023 · 6 min read

Rethink your footprint, one pot at a time

Mary Carr has always been aware of the impact humans have on the planet. She has empowered two young ladies from a rural township to also help reduce other women’s footprint on the pla...

18 Sep 2023 · 9 min read

Marble Hall farmer tells: Knittex protects your crop throughout the wind and the w...

What exactly offers protection against both rain damage and on burning leaves? No, you are not hallucinating. These are all characteristics of the brand-new plastic-coated hail nets from...

18 Sep 2023 · < 1 min read

Castrol interact with valued customers at the Festival of Motoring

Castrol is a household name that needs no introduction, but this brand is making sure that they remain unforgettable. From the nostalgic Boet en Swaer adverts that gained popularity at t...

5 Sep 2023 · 5 min read

GFP Machines provides premium woodworking machinery

GFP Machines has over 22 years of experience in the industry. They are the largest stockists of woodworking machines in Africa. Industrial workshops or woodworking factories can turn to ...

1 Sep 2023 · 5 min read

Cameroon Sawmilling Success with Wood-Mizer

A very successful sawmill in Yaoundé, Cameroon grows their business even further with Wood-Mizer. Bois d’ Afrique SARL BDA is a profitable sawmill in Ahala outside Yaoundé in Came...

29 Aug 2023 · 4 min read

Building on the Heritage of Excellence: Castrol MAGNATEC with DUALOCK Technology i...

Castrol consistently reignites its commitment to innovation, delivering exceptional performance to motorists worldwide. Reaffirming this was the unveiling of its latest breakthrough in e...

17 Aug 2023 · 3 min read

IBCORR Steel Roofing – Widespan Roofsheeting

IBCORR Steel Roofing's Widespan Roofsheeting is a game-changer in the roofing industry. With its superior strength and durability, it is the perfect choice for both residential and comme...

16 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

IBCORR Steel Roofing – IBR Roofsheeting

IBCORR Steel Roofing's IBR Roofsheeting is a reliable and durable solution for any roofing project. Its high-quality galvanised steel construction ensures long-lasting performance, even ...

16 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

IBCORR Steel Roofing – Corrugated Roofsheeting

IBCORR Steel Roofing's corrugated roof sheeting is a top-notch choice for homeowners and builders looking for durability and aesthetic appeal. With its unique corrugated design, this pro...

16 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

IBCORR Steel Roofing – Lipped channels

Lipped channels are a key component in IBCORR Steel Roofing systems, offering superior strength and durability. These channels are specially designed with a lip or flange along an edge, ...

16 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

IBCORR Steel Roofing – AfriLok700

IBCORR Steel Roofing's AfriLok700 is a revolutionary roofing solution that offers unmatched durability and strength. With its unique interlocking design, this product provides superior p...

16 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

Plantation farmers depend on Bonnox

Crops that take 25 years before they can be harvested have a long period of vulnerability and should therefore be properly protected. If this product is as valuable as timber, the planta...

16 Aug 2023 · 4 min read

Know your Drotsky hammermill part 2

Using and maintaining a hammermill? There are two important things to keep in mind. First, you need to know what brand of hammermill you are using. Second, you need to which model of a p...

8 Aug 2023 · 4 min read

Jungheinrich Lithium-ion battery forklifts improves productivity in South African ...

In a packhouse, there is no time to waste. If equipment stops working and needs to be charged every few hours, productivity goes down the drain. Luckily, Lithium-ion powered forklifts fr...

3 Aug 2023 · < 1 min read

TeeJet Technologies: Do you know that Droplet Size Classification have changed?

The efficient application of agricultural sprays is essential for effective crop protection and desired outcomes. Hydraulic nozzles used for spray applications produce a range of droplet...

28 Jul 2023 · 6 min read

Yara AllFarm, a digital platform shaping the future

Yara AllFarm is a digital platform consisting of an ecosystem that integrates and supports different internal and external components.   Bringing together… business, c...

21 Jul 2023 · 5 min read

Farm smartly with Gallagher – Part one: Weighing scale for livestock

Gallagher Animal Management is a division of Gallagher Group Limited that specialises in electric fencing and animal management systems. The company offers a range of products and servic...

20 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

Jungheinrich improves efficiency with less downtime in packhouse

Time is money, and any business needs to run efficiently, completing as many tasks as possible in the shortest time possible. That is why you need reliable equipment that will not stop w...

19 Jul 2023 · 6 min read

Carmix 4×4 concrete mixers mix up a storm in remote areas

Carmix South Africa is the African agent for Carmix Metalgalante’s mobile, self-loading concrete mixers. This European manufacturer produces a full range of mobile concrete batching pl...

14 Jul 2023 · 4 min read

Carmix South Africa has the self-loading 4×4 cement mixer you need

Cement mixing in rural areas has never been as easy with the help of Carmix's self-loading 4x4 cement mixers. The aim of these machines and the rest of the Carmix product range is to ...

11 Jul 2023 · < 1 min read

Suzuki South Africa once again at NAMPO 2023 and shows off the latest motorcycle m...

Motorcycle enthusiasts are excited about the two latest Suzuki motorcycles that were present at this year's NAMPO. These were the DL 1050 DE and the DS 250 SX. The DL 1050 DE has a ma...

11 Jul 2023 · < 1 min read

Weed control, preventive, chemical free – the permanent solution

Everyone knows the disadvantages of chemical products like weeds, fungus, insecticides and fertilisers on soil but without an effective alternative, the farmer remains dependent on toxic...

7 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

KSB Pumps and Valves Revitalises Its Workspace: A New Era of Collaboration

KSB Pumps and Valves, a leading provider of pumping solutions, is undergoing a major renovation of its multi-story building at Activia Park. The transformation aims to create a modern an...

7 Jul 2023 · 4 min read

Stuck in the past?

Monitor your livestock performance - with Weighscales and loadbars We are making the entire Weighing and EID system faster and simpler than ever before. Manage your animal weights ...

7 Jul 2023 · 5 min read

Knittex proves it can handle more than 4 tonnes!

Knittex is a world leader in manufacturing textiles for the agriculture, civil engineering, industrial and mining industries. Its name is synonymous with quality and durability. In th...

6 Jul 2023 · < 1 min read

ATS helps Africa grow through its legacy project

With over 20 years of experience in remote-site management, Allterrain Services (ATS) Inc forms part of Tsebo and is regarded as the first truly Pan-African Facilities Services-Group. AT...

28 Jun 2023 · 4 min read

ALCO-Safe launches newest version of ALCONTROL, bringing simplicity and integrability

Leading provider of alcohol and drug testing equipment, ALCO-Safe, is proud to announce the launch of the newest version of their workplace alcohol testing system, ALCONTROL Smart Connec...

21 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

Customer Day Done Right

Carl Hamm recently hosted a highly anticipated Customer Open Day, and it was a resounding success! We were thrilled to welcome nearly 100 customers to our event, making it a remarkable g...

15 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

Castrol takes hands with MasterDrive to promote road safety

Castrol understands that the transport industry forms the veins of any society. Without it, no goods or supplies would make its way to where it is needed. Without transport, farmers woul...

13 Jun 2023 · 4 min read

A local brand that has stood the test of time

With its advanced automotive battery manufacturing capabilities, product expertise and extensive distribution network, AutoX offers reputable household brands to Africa and beyond. Its r...

12 Jun 2023 · 2 min read

Knittex shows farmers at NAMPO: “This is why we are market leaders in agricu...

Multiknit, the holding company of Knittex, has existed since 1964. What started as an importer of textiles for agricultural use, now also manufactures 86 different products in their fact...

9 Jun 2023 · 5 min read

Enhancing agriculture with HeaviTech: your reliable partner for fertilizers, biost...

Welcome to the world of HeaviTech, your trusted companion in the agricultural industry. As an independent bulk fertilizer supplier and distributor of the renowned BioAge organic product ...

5 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

Swartland Spuitpompe has the perfect sprayer for your farm

Swartland Spuitpompe started as a small business in 1991. “We started with the repairs and selling sprayers of another manufacturer. Now we design and manufacture our own sprayers and ...

5 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

Simple grain cleaning solutions with Almaz Agro SA

Almaz Agro Africa has the machines every grain and seed grower need to process grain and seed. By making use of top technology that is simplified to require minimum maintenance and the m...

5 Jun 2023 · 4 min read

Jerrycar Fuel Transfer Equipment offers diesel transfer solutions to farmers at NA...

Jerrycar offers farmers pumps, nozzles, pipes and meters. They also supply mobile diesel carts and stations. Recently, the company has also started to focus on mixing stations for dro...

1 Jun 2023 · < 1 min read

Plastic Ideas – Unleashing Colourful crates in agriculture

Plastic Ideas is a manufacturer of crates for all types of industries. They design and make all their own, custom-made moulds which they then supply. Their passion is the agricultural ma...

1 Jun 2023 · 2 min read

Almaz Agro SA brings the RC1-64x Colour sorter from AMD to NAMPO 2023

Almaz Agro SA brings South African farmers the latest technology in grain processing with their range of machines. At the recent NAMPO Harvest day in South Africa, the Almaz Agro-team...

30 May 2023 · < 1 min read

Almaz Agro SA exhibits their grain processing machine at NAMPO 2023

Almaz, the grain cleaning and grain handling company provides farmers with various machines that help to process grains. The machines are all imported from the Ukraine. This particula...

30 May 2023 · < 1 min read

Shell supporting farm of the future campaign equips farmers with cutting-edge tech...

The “Shell Supporting Farm of the Future” campaign was launch at the NAMPO Harvest Day. This programme is all about introducing farmers to the latest and most innovative practices in...

29 May 2023 · 2 min read

Best bottle of liquid gold

Clayton and Roxy Sanders-Perrin’s Wildflower Honey won a special award for what judges believe could be the best honey in the world at two recent honey competitions, namely The Cape Ho...

29 May 2023 · 9 min read

Averge Technologies: The farmer’s provider of alternative energy sources

Several time every day, South Africa grinds to a halt due to load shedding and power interruptions. Nowadays, no business can perform optimally without backup power sources. The sun w...

29 May 2023 · 2 min read

True grit sees Botswana sawmiller succeed

A sawmiller from Botswana uses an entry-level Wood-Mizer sawmill to produce high-value custom furniture out of the iron-hard logs from that country. It was predestined that Robbie Jor...

24 May 2023 · 5 min read

Why you should choose steel for your agricultural buildings

Winterton Structural Steel has manufactured and erected quality, customisable steel structures for 17 years. If you are looking to erect farm buildings, the material you choose to bui...

22 May 2023 · 4 min read

GWM to attend NAMPO Harvest Day 2023

GWM will be participating in the upcoming NAMPO harvest day. “We will be revealing two new brands, TANK and ORA, and showcasing our commitment to sustainable driving” Conrad Groenewa...

15 May 2023 · 4 min read

Rentech and Willard Batteries return to NAMPO 2023

Rentech Renewable Technologies and Willard Batteries are proud to announce their participation in the upcoming NAMPO Agricultural Show to be held from May 16-19, 2023, in Bothaville in t...

11 May 2023 · 3 min read

Knittex quality tests the limits to ensure reliability

Knittex is known for its high-quality ranges of shade netting. To ensure that every net meets the high-quality standards promised to the user, the nets go through rigorous testing throug...

5 May 2023 · 4 min read

Würth introduces the M-Cube range with ultimate versatility in power tools

The M-Cube range of tools from Würth is a set of equipment that was designed to work with the same battery. This means that one battery can be used interchangeably with the same battery...

3 May 2023 · < 1 min read

What going off-grid really means with Rentech

Everyone has an opinion or assumption about what going off-grid means. Unfortunately, many of these opinions are wrong which can lead to unrealistic expectations. The definition of ‘of...

3 May 2023 · 3 min read

SDE: Camera and video observation systems for rural and farm security

Crime threatens the lives of man and animal alike daily in South Africa. People who want to protect their families, livestock and assets must be resourceful to overcome these challenges....

2 May 2023 · 6 min read

Make harvesting easier with Peake Equipment’s detasseller

Peake Equipment created and build an 8 row detasseller, especially for Charl de Villiers, a farmer outside of Prieska in the Northern Cape. This machine is a whole new concept and Cha...

28 Apr 2023 · 2 min read

McCain Farm of the Future Africa set to transform potato farming in South Africa

McCain Foods Limited, one of South Africa’s leading frozen food manufacturers, has officially opened its Farm of the Future Africa in Lichtenburg, North West, the second of three locat...

28 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

Use data to optimise municipal water management

Municipalities across South Africa require more effective ways to manage their infrastructure, maintenance, compliance and billing. Previously, this would have been a big ask. But modern...

25 Apr 2023 · 3 min read

For Earth Month, an opportunity to support solar power and sustainable agriculture...

April 22 is Earth Day, and South Africans have a unique opportunity to support a project with a positive impact on the climate and environment, sustainable agriculture, economic developm...

21 Apr 2023 · 3 min read

Treat yourself to the ultimate outdoor space!

After a long hard day out in the fields, there would be no better way to relax and rejuvenate than creating an outdoor oasis to enjoy a braai or a beer and reflect on work done and plan ...

14 Apr 2023 · 3 min read

Equip your farm with Würth tools and consumables: It’s worth it!

History of Würth Würth is a family-owned business, that was founded by Adolf Würth in Germany in 1945. At the age of 19 years old, Prof Reinhold Würth took over the business from hi...

13 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

Precision Optics at NAMPO

ATN was founded in 1995, and is today the leading Tech Optics company that is revolutionising our industry! We are very proud to be the market-leading manufacturer and developer of Ultra...

12 Apr 2023 · 8 min read

Come look at NAMPO 2023: BI shows their leading brands and agri expertise

Article supplied Leading supplier Bearings Interna­tional (BI) sees Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 16 to 19 May as an important platform to interact with customers, original equ...

11 Apr 2023 · 3 min read

Kynoch: a product evolving connoisseur, feeding the nation

 Article supplied To be Yield Enhancing focused, Kynoch is proud to be innovative and to focus on new product additions, while still prioritising the fundamental principles of plant ...

11 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

Animal Management for Smart Farmers using Gallagher

Gallagher Animal Management is a division of Gallagher Group Limited, a New Zealand-based company that specialises in electric fencing and animal management systems. The company offers a...

30 Mar 2023 · 4 min read

Carl Hamm & SICcast® offer innovative solutions for farmers

The agricultural sector has always been a challenging industry to work in, with farmers having to deal with harsh weather conditions and often needing to rely on heavy machinery to get t...

22 Mar 2023 · 5 min read

Bearings International keeps the wheels of agriculture rolling

A vital aspect in keeping the wheels and cogs of the farming industry running smoothly, is bearings. A faulty bearing can cause farming operations to grind to a halt, but fortunately, Be...

22 Mar 2023 · 4 min read

What is warehouse racking and how Jungheinrich can help optimize your storage space

Warehouse racking is a system of shelving units that are designed to maximize the use of vertical space in a warehouse. This type of storage system is essential for businesses that deal ...

17 Mar 2023 · 3 min read

TERRAGRN’s agroforest in Mpumalanga to safeguard food security for current and fut...

The increasing degradation of land and forests in Africa is threatening food security, the environment, jobs and economic growth. TERRAGRN is joining forces with communities and society ...

7 Mar 2023 · 6 min read

SM Structures offers farm-smart decisions for your agricultural structures

Does a severe lack of farm buildings make you scramble to find space for your animals and equipment? These buildings could be used for many different purposes, each of which would make t...

2 Mar 2023 · 4 min read

Speedy deliveries of dry ice vital during the grape harvesting season

There’s nothing worse than going full steam ahead with harvesting grapes destined for the wineries and next thing you look, there’s no more dry ice! This is the reason why Dry Ice In...

16 Feb 2023 · 2 min read

Makita cordless outdoor power equipment

Makita’s current outdoor power equipment slogan: “Live Green – Grow Strong” for their outdoor power equipment range, effectively captures Makita’s rich history as one of the wo...

13 Feb 2023 · 5 min read

ALCO-Safe supplier of quality electronic Breath Alcohol Detectors and accessories

ALCO-Safe (Pty) Ltd is the major supplier of quality electronic Breath Alcohol Detectors and accessories in South Africa with 43 years of experience in manufacturing, distribution, and s...

8 Feb 2023 · 2 min read

Kynoch and the company they are today

Named after its founder, George Kynoch, the Kynoch brand has been part of agriculture in Southern Africa for the last 104 years. The original company, known today as Kynoch Fertilizer...

5 Jan 2023 · 4 min read

Wireless Water Monitoring with Gallagher

Gallagher gives you a better view of your water. Keep an eye on your tank levels with wireless water monitoring that gives you certainty of how much water you have available. It ha...

22 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

5 Steps for Better Maize Silage

Step 1: Planning It is never too early to plan your silage-making process. Early and proper planning will not only help you to avoid certain potential challenges, but will also provide ...

21 Dec 2022 · 5 min read

P23 Protective Coatings

A need for a durable waterproofing product, that has bonding and elastic qualities, was identified by the proprietor in the late 90’s. After extensive experimentation, the first app...

20 Dec 2022 · 2 min read

Use Castrol’s liquid engineering to protect and extend the lifespan of your agricu...

With the right technology, oils and lubricants can help support the agricultural sector, by helping farmers to identify the right lubrication for tractors, help to better maintain valuab...

9 Dec 2022 · 3 min read

Dry Ice International brings freeze branding solutions

Freeze branding is not new, it is a method of identifying cattle that goes back decades. Whether identifying animals is done for legal requirements or simply to make farm management easi...

2 Dec 2022 · 8 min read

Industry vehicles can achieve fuel savings of up to 3,75 %* with new Shell FuelSav...

New triple-action formulation of Shell FuelSave Diesel cleans even more thoroughly than before to help improve fuel economy and recover power in heavy-duty engines. Shell Commercial F...

14 Nov 2022 · 4 min read

Hot Tank Summer for JoJo

As South Africans prepare for what will be another sweltering summer, present and future JoJo Tanks owners can be rest assured that their tank has been engineered to resist the ravages o...

8 Nov 2022 · 3 min read

Trewirgie Timber drives successes further

Orange is the colour of success for KwaZulu-Natal-based Trewirgie Timber. The flourishing farming enterprise relies on an orange-liveried Wood-Mizer sawmill line at its Orange Farm Sawmi...

2 Nov 2022 · 7 min read

BI celebrates its 65th anniversary with solid growth and expansion

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) grew its countrywide distribution network by four branches this year alone and is looking to add a completely new complementary business unit...

31 Oct 2022 · 7 min read

Getting the most out of your FAW tipper

Tippers are one of the true workhorses of the commercial vehicle industry, carrying heavy loads in conditions that are less than ideal. Every load represents money, making a reliable veh...

26 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

Save money with EV Global’s electric golf carts

With the constantly rising fuel price, it may be wise to get an electric car from EV Global. EV Global is South Africa’s biggest independent electric transport business since 2009. “...

24 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

Small-scale organic rooibos farmers become climate smart

‘The Suid Bokkeveld is where my heart lies, with the farmers who share this beautiful landscape. They are very keen to learn new things and one of the woman farmers told me she will ne...

24 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Take care of your skin with JUSTBLiSS natural products

Taking proper care of your skin is something that goes beyond taking showers and avoiding the sun as much as possible. It also has to do with the quality of the products that we use to k...

21 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

Measure your livestock performance with Gallagher’s scales

Gone are the days of guesswork over animal performance. Gallagher Animal Management’s livestock scales give farmers Immediate, accurate, and easily accessible information. It provides ...

19 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

SIMcontrol puts reliable SIM card management back in your hands

In this day and age, reliable network connectivity is critical when you operate a farm. Your pivots, pumps, and fleet of tractors all need to connect to the Internet and share data to th...

10 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

No job is too big, or too small, for an Aquadam Fire Tank

In September 2021 a veld fire broke out in the Free State. According to an article by SABC News, more than 25 000 hectares of agricultural land have been destroyed due to veld fires. ...

7 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Weighing smartly

It has been said that data is the new oil. That’s certainly true of the agricultural environment where farmers are increasingly using the power of data and data analytics to make bette...

7 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Bearings International gains attention at Cape NAMPO with Smart washer

Bearings International (BI) remains the one-stop shop for all your bearing and lubricant needs on tractors, pumps and machines. With their new warehouse in the Western Cape and their hei...

3 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Bushwakka is the outdoorsman’s dream at Cape NAMPO

If you are looking for a compact off-road trailer or camper, look no further than Bushwakka 4x4.  Bushwakka aims to build the lightest, toughest and best off-road camping trailers in...

28 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

The ultimate in luxury camping – Bushwakka

Do you have a passion for the great outdoors and camping? If so, Bushwakka is the company to go to for all of your needs and wants related to the great outdoors. "If you are in the ma...

28 Sep 2022 · 3 min read

Farmers prefer Bonnox

Game poaching is an enormous problem in the Lowveld and a large portion of a game farmer’s security expenditure goes towards his first line of defence – the fence around his farm. ...

31 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Ctrack Crystal makes bespoke agri solutions even easier to use

Keeping pace in today’s digital world is now more relevant to the Agri sector than ever before. With the monitoring and allocation of various assets in the field, utilising a digital p...

26 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Build a sheep farm with Bonnox

Intensive and meticulous planning preceded Ian Wyeth’s move from the town to the farm to take up sheep husbandry. One of the solutions that accompanied him was Bonnox. “For years,...

26 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Building a Greener Future with SPECK

SPECK is an industry leader in filtration and circulation in South Africa. We are committed to the innovation of sustainable products that support greener living and responsible environm...

25 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Krypton Security Systems, your early warning system…

Every day, there are more and more violent home invasions, robberies, and farm murders in South Africa. This is because unemployment is so high that it is luring thousands of people into...

24 Aug 2022 · 7 min read

Technopol Southern Africa, leading manufacturer of Expanded Polystyrene

Technopol Southern Africa (Pty) LTD, established in 1993, is a leading manufacturer of Expanded Polystyrene (LiteCel™ EPS) products and solutions primarily for insulation and construct...

23 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Alpha Damme (PTY)Ltd

Alpha Damme was established in 2020 during the “Hard lockdown” that was enforced by the Covid Pandemic. Even though we are only 2 years old as a registered company, we have years of ...

19 Aug 2022 · < 1 min read

Growers save millions in input costs thanks to comprehensive sustainability solution

Over the past three summer rainfall production seasons, an innovative alliance has given growers access to sustainable crop solutions, technical expertise and extremely favourable commer...

17 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Twigg Furniture grows from farm start-up to busy workshop

An entrepreneurial farmer and son team has built a flourishing artisa­nal furniture and timber ware company with a Wood-Mizer LT40, ingenuity and artistic flair. Based in South Africa...

17 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Erect a fence in a jiffy with Bonnox

Nowadays, the condition of a farmer’s fence is equally important to that of his sheep. Therefore, Johan Venter, part-time sheep farmer and broker from Middelburg, quickly erected a fen...

17 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

The hidden benefits of strip grazing: Profit from pasture

Ask any progressive farmer what the benefits of strip grazing are, and inevitably, the first answer will be: “It reduces wastage.” True, it does. By restricting the quantity of grass...

16 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

The Awareness Company: Innovation in agriculture and the tech industry

Technology has continuously proved to be an asset that a farmer cannot go without. It helps solve real-world problems in innovative ways. The founders of The Awareness Company witnessed ...

15 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Gallagher – Your Security Partner

Gallagher understands the value of your farm and your livestock. They understand that you dedicate all your time and energy to your farming and therefore they are your safety partner. Th...

28 Jun 2022 · < 1 min read

Knittex NAMPO 2022

With the help of science, innovative light manipulation and UV management, photo- selective colour netting creates an environment that can be manipulated into optimal growing conditions ...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

WILD Coolers: High Performance Cooler Boxes

WILD Coolers is home to The Leader in High Performance Cooler Boxes and accessories. Centred on reliability, performance and beauty, their range is designed to withstand all of Africa’...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read
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