Irrigation

AFB vaccine: A breakthrough in protecting honey-bees

The first vaccine for honeybees to prevent the fatal bacterial American foulbrood disease (AFB) has been conditionally approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). ...

3 Feb 2023 · 6 min read

Make every acre pay by gaining more acres with Reinke Irrigation

Increasing acreage means increasing profits, or so many farmers believe. But the true key to making your acres pay is to utilise them to their full capacity. In order to do so, farmer...

3 Feb 2023 · < 1 min read

Monitor your sprinklers and protect your investment with Reinke

Sprinklers are the most vital part of any irrigation system. Without the correct spray, you cannot deliver water effectively to your crop. This is even worsened if the sprinkler is old a...

3 Feb 2023 · < 1 min read

Outsmart Your Field with the RPM Annex control panel from Reinke

Increase the efficiency of your operation by gaining more control over your irrigation. The RPM Annex control panel does just that! It puts the control back into your hands all while sav...

3 Feb 2023 · < 1 min read

GPS Guidance for precision agriculture with Reinke

Navigator GPS provides unmatched accuracy and precision guidance for your irrigation system, making your job easier. With GPS guidance, buried wires are not needed. It has improved pr...

3 Feb 2023 · < 1 min read

Prospera’s Irrigation Insight benefits Valley farmers

David Mūller, a farmer from the Northen Cape in South Africa, believes in the role of technology on the farm, which is why he decided to put Prospera to the test. "He is a progressiv...

24 Jan 2023 · < 1 min read

Irrigation success with Irrigation Unlimited for more than a decade

Irrigation Unlimited is the proud distributor of Ocmis irrigation systems, the travelling or self-propelled irrigator that solves irrigation and electricity challenges. This is exactly w...

13 Jan 2023 · < 1 min read

Steps ahead in farming with Zimmatic by Lindsay

Zimmatic centre pivots have proven vital in driving the success of farms. An efficient irrigation system can benefit the farmer through ease of use and better water management. This is e...

9 Jan 2023 · 7 min read

AGRICO Micro-irrigation that makes sense

A good farmer does not randomly decide what he wants to farm with and how he wants to go about it. No, he investigates the most profitable practice and crop that grows in his area, as we...

9 Jan 2023 · 5 min read

VALLEY News: Festive edition

What a busy time it has been at Valley HQ! As the year draws to a close for those in corporate environments, the never-ending work of our growers has become more intense as the harvestin...

9 Jan 2023 · 5 min read

Irrigation without irritation: Senter360 pivots are ideal for farmers in Africa

Satisfied farmers in more than half of the African continent’s countries depend on Senter360 for quality irrigation solutions. Senter360’s policy is to not only sell the best possibl...

21 Dec 2022 · 3 min read

Protect your investment: Pre-season maintenance for your Reinke

Planting and spraying season is upon you, and as you plan to irrigate your crop, you need to consider what you are asking from your centre pivot. Reinke recommends preventative maintenan...

2 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Reinke delivers a variety of pipe options

Each field has specific conditions that require specific solutions. That's why we have water pipe options for every condition! These options are: Galvanised steel Chromium Nic...

2 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Reinke products, parts and services exceed expectations | Testimonial

Reinke centre pivots and product has satisfied many customers. According to them, these machines are more reliable and last longer in the demanding irrigation season. Reinke's clients...

2 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Protect your investment: Post-season maintenance on your Reinke

Reinke has set up a few guidelines to follow when you reach the end of the season. You can find their post-season checklist in the owner's manual. Here are some of the steps to follow...

2 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Reinke interviews Brad Weatherl about the Manufacturing of Reinke centre pivots

Brad has been with Reinke for many years. These days, pivots are a lot smarter and more efficient than they were back in the day. Precision and innovation have helped these machines deve...

1 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Every Acre Pays with Customised Water Application from Reinke

Customised water application is done according to the needs of your field. This is important because of the different soil structures, contours and factors in the field. Your water requi...

1 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Protect Your Investment with Reinke’s Double Wall Tower Box

A double wall powerbox means double the protection when you invest in a Reinke irrigation system. These boxes are constructed with high-quality UV-resistant materials that make it pos...

1 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

What is Reinke Certified Parts and Service

100% Reinke Certified means delivering exactly what the farmer expects and the dealer promises. Reinke aims to achieve this and make it possible all the way from the manufacturing facili...

1 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

RPM Advanced Plus™ from Reinke is a must for precision agriculture

The next generation product in precision agriculture has arrived! The technology is ReinCloud-Ready ™ and user-friendly. With basic functions and a customisable home screen, you get th...

28 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Choose Reinke for your irrigation needs

Ever wondered why you should let Reinke be your irrigation partner? Unmatched service and expertise, and machines that performs as promised! See for yourself today why the strong, li...

21 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

How the insurance industry can mitigate SA’s climate-related losses and boost econ...

Earlier this year, KwaZulu-Natal experienced such severe floods that Santam could only describe the phenomenon, which washed away houses, roads, bridges, and business premises, as the mo...

16 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Reinke makes every acre count!

When you use Reinke Irrigation on your farm, you know that every acre is showing what it is worth. By using the data from your pivot and the knowledge about your farm, you can overcom...

14 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Irrigation Unlimited pushes boundaries on ultra-high pressure grazing systems

Travelling irrigators do not suit every farmer's farm, but the Ocmis irrigation system has allowed Alex Wray of AJ Boerdery's farm to reach new heights. Thanks to Irrigation Unlimited wh...

9 Nov 2022 · 8 min read

Precision Agriculture is here with Reinke’s RC10

The RC10 remote management device allows any farmer to irrigate in a new way. Remotely control or monitor your system on or off the field by using your smart device. With tons of feat...

8 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Stronger and lighter with Reinke and its high-strength steel

With up to 50% more strength and less stress on each component, a Reinke that is built with this high-strength steel has increased flotation. This is because the light steel weighs up to...

4 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Maintenance-free bearing on Reinke centre pivot saves you time and money

With this special bearing, you do not need to grease the bearings. What is more, it can carry an increased load while still reducing friction. These bearings are made with non-metalli...

3 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Reinke’s lighter solution provides performance that delivers

With a lighter pivot tower from Reinke, your centre pivot has minimised wheel ruts all while achieving maximised flotation. The track is proven to be less deep but can still move through...

2 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Reinke 740 A UD Wheel Gearbox is the new standard in wheel gears

Reinke-certified innovation brings you technology such as the 740 A UD Wheel Gearbox is the new standard in wheel gears. The gearbox has a 10-year/16 00-hour warranty. With this, Rein...

1 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Reliable Reinke delivers unmatched efficiency in Swellendam

Reinke's longevity is what has made it a legend in the history of many farms. Now, after 43 years of experience with Reinke irrigation, James O'Kennedy will never choose another centre p...

1 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Valley irrigation solutions – invest in your future with the brand trusted t...

Invest in your future Whether you’re installing irrigation equipment for the first time, replacing an aging pivot or upgrading your current equipment, there’s no question that it’...

13 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

Agrico is the irrigation leader of the 21st century

What is the secret to more than 120 years of service? According to Johan Visser, drip- and micro-irrigation expert at Agrico, constant innovation and progress are fundamental to succe...

13 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

Reinke’s long lasting pivots offer farmers value for money

A centre pivot is an essential part of many farms worldwide. What a farmer expects from a pivot is efficiency, reliability, and longevity. A farmer wants assurance that his investment wi...

11 Oct 2022 · 7 min read

Reinke SA moves to Potchefstroom for even better service

Setting up an irrigation system can be challenging, but prompt service and the availability of parts makes it easier. Reinke knows this, that is why they recently moved their head office...

7 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Rotrix Irrigation makes efficient irrigation possible

Rotrix Africa Rainmaker Irrigation Systems are the most effective and cost-efficient travelling irrigation system available in Africa. Rotrix Africa has been in business for more than 40...

28 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

Namibian female farmer beats downfalls and cultivates her dreams

In the heart of the Northeastern parts of Namibia, 250 km from Windhoek, on the farm Springvale, is a passionate female farmer, Elize van Niekerk, who farms with cattle, goats, sheep, ma...

26 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Irrigate without effort: Irrigation Unlimited’s Ocmis self-propelled irrigators i...

Farmers across the country speak with great enthusiasm of Irrigation Unlimited's products, service and expertise, which helps the farmer derive every drop of value from water. Allan Reti...

5 Sep 2022 · 5 min read

Produce profit on your pastures with Reinke Irrigation

Irrigation is the gateway to unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) published an article many years ago (1997) that estimated Africa to ...

30 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Do you want to become a Reinke Irrigation Systems Dealer? Join the best irrigation...

By joining the Reinke Dealer Network, you’ll become part of the team leading innovation in agriculture. We’re looking for dealers who are committed to helping farmers work more effic...

30 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Rely on Zimmatic for wise water application

Water is one of our biggest chal­lenges, declares Jesper Lublinkof of Mubuyu Farms in southern Zambia, 85 km south of Lusaka in the Chikankata District. During the winter months (May to...

25 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

IS A CENTER PIVOT A CENTER PIVOT?… NO!

Let us look at a general example in our daily life; When buying a new car which does not contribute anything to our income, on the contrary is only costing us money, we spend time select...

19 Aug 2022 · 6 min read

Quickly identifying irrigation issues to prevent crop loss in South Africa

In South Africa, irrigation decisions can make or break your harvest. David Müller, a farmer at Uitdraai Farm in Prieska on the Northern Cape, knows this all too well. David’s family ...

17 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Dream sustainably with Agrico

“Our dream was to get water to Groenvlei farm, located 5 km from the nearest water source,” says WG Treurnicht, who grows wine grapes just outside Porterville, at the foot of the Oli...

16 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Steps for successful irrigation

There's no universal way to irrigate fields with different soil, crop size, or crop types. Any location's best system provides adequate irrigation without water waste, is easy for the fa...

3 Aug 2022 · 6 min read

WATEX – A brand worth having

Because people ask for it! Reinforced Hosing (Pty) Ltd has been manufacturing the well-known and respected Watex brand in South Africa since 1999, when Gavin Brown and Dev Howett esta...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Innovative irrigation systems with Senter360

Theuns Dreyer, the managing director of Senter360, has 32 years of extensive experience in the irrigation industry, particularly in the design and project management of large-scale irrig...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Agrico turns water into profit

One golden key unlocks the door to success in any farming operation. Whether a farmer grows crops or keeps animals, he wants to attain the highest income at the lowest cost. This cannot ...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Scuba Pump

SCUBA Above and beyond The new SCUBA compact close-coupled submersible pump from Xylem brings a new level of reliability and flexibility to primary water supply options for wells, tanks...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Valley Irrigation in Africa: Crops and farmers thrive under Valley®

Valley® offers outstanding service to farmers across the sub-continent, including Zimbabwe. The main crops in Zimbabwe are maize, tobacco, wheat, and citrus. Valley® pivots apply the r...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Irrigation Unlimited: Choose an irrigation system to fit your farm

The most important party in the farming industry is the farmer, therefore his interests should always be placed first. This is the conviction of Irrigation Unlimited’s people. Dirk ...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Ag Solar by Valley

Driven by one of the most trusted names in agriculture, Valley Irrigation uses the sun’s energy to power your agribusiness, providing your operation with a new level of energy independ...

27 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Irrigation in Namibia: Reinke pivot makes the impossible possible

Customers inspire AgriTurf and Reinke’s team so that they can help their farmers plan superior solutions that make a meaningful difference in water and irrigation management. In 198...

27 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

Innovative irrigation systems with Senter360

Theuns Dreyer, the managing director of Senter360, has 32 years of extensive experience in the irrigation industry, particularly in the design and project management of large-scale irrig...

1 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

Irrigation principles and practices

In order to become a successful farmer, it is critical to have a solid understanding of the most fundamental principles of irrigation. Without water, all living things, including plants ...

31 May 2022 · 4 min read

Good news! Valley makes irrigation affordable to Zambian farmers

Irrigation is the most effective investment that a farmer can make to ensure growth on his farm and in his business. However, this is not a cheap investment and many farmers feel that th...

27 May 2022 · 4 min read

Agrico makes every drop count

In a desert country where water is scarce, a farmer cannot afford to waste even a drop. On the farm Hartebeesloop at Stampriet in Namibia, measuring every drop drawn from the aquifer dee...

27 May 2022 · 5 min read

Irrigation concepts and terminology

Irrigation concepts and terminology Agricultural Drainage It is removal of excess water known as free or gravitational water from the surface or below the surface of farm land to create...

13 May 2022 · 9 min read
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