Mechanisation

CASE IH Quantum is dexterous and practical for orchards and vineyards

The new Quantum-range from CASE IH is the specifically designed tractor for precision farming in vineyards and orchards. Farmers can be assured that these machines provide power for dail...

6 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Valtrac introduces the A134 Hi-Tech Valtra tractor

The A134 Valtra Hi-Tech utility tractor is the perfect workhorse for any farm. The 94 kW, 4-cylinder tractor with 105 litres per minute closed hydraulic system. This tractor is ideal ...

3 Oct 2022 · < 1 min read

NEW HOLLAND T6000 and T7000: No compromise on performance and productivity

The flexible T6000 tractor range satisfy the demands of many operations. New Holland’s formula for outstand­ing T6000 tractor performance involves mixing raw power and superior contr...

26 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

John Deere 5E Utility Tractors: Built for Africa

Golden opportunities were opened for farmers when, in June 2021, Tata Zambia and John Deere partnered and expanded their footprint within the Zambian community to support a fast-growing ...

26 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Rumax hammermills fit your needs and your pocket

Preparing feed for animals can be a tedious daily task, but with a machine manufacturer like Rumax in your corner, this task will be done efficiently and without hassles. Rumax manufactu...

26 Sep 2022 · 5 min read

Whether you farm big or small: ETG Logistics has the mechanisation answer you need

Whether you plough and plant from horizon to horizon, or just a small patch of green fodder or silage maize for your livestock, all farmers have one thing in common: they need reliable i...

14 Sep 2022 · 6 min read

Fuel Saving Facts – Small actions can boost profitability

With fuel contributing heavily to a farmer’s input costs, every fuel increase has an effect on the farm’s bottom line. Following a few basic rules that focus on fuel economy will hel...

7 Sep 2022 · 7 min read

Scania and Shoprite lead the sustainable transport shift

Scania Southern Africa recently handed over several Euro 5 new generation, fuel-saving trucks to the Shoprite group, a valued customer of Scania. These trucks are the first of their kind...

5 Sep 2022 · 9 min read

CNH Industrial drives the empowerment of women

CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. With its globally respected brands, whose...

1 Sep 2022 · 9 min read

Algar introduces: Small, powerful and compact feed mixer

Wow! That's just the thing my animals and I need, farmers said when they saw Algar's new JAY-LOR feed mixer at the recent KragDag expo. Algar participated in KragDag for the second time ...

1 Sep 2022 · 3 min read

The John Deere 2680H High-Performance Disc: For a faster field-finish

At John Deere Africa Middle East, we understand that residue management after harvest time is critical for good soil health, and we know that working faster on the fields matters. We are...

31 Aug 2022 · 7 min read

Good news for vineyard and fruit farmers: Reap the fruits of success with John Deere

 New growth is bursting out all over the country now that the winter rest is over. The picky local and export markets are already eagerly awaiting the tasty, tender fruits produced by S...

30 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

CWCSA backs women in the workplace

At the heart of the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme, you will find the Tadcaster Trading Post, where three dynamic women have been making an impact in the animal feed industry since 2012. ...

25 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

CASE IH Magnum 340 with AFS connect makes tilling a breeze

It has the AFS signal free for five years. This allows you to manage your fleet better. With the technology, harvester maps are created and stored, and the information is shared with the...

19 Aug 2022 · < 1 min read

Val Farmers Day: LEMKEN shows its worth

A perfect seedbed. That is all that remains behind when the Rubin 12 compact disc harrow has moved through the field. At Val Farmers Day, where the country's best among the best could sh...

17 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

BRIDGESTONE: VT-TRACTOR tyre boosts productivity, reduces costs, and protects crop...

South Africa’s farmers have a well-deserved reputation for using technology to farm smarter and increase productivity despite challenging conditions. The launch of Bridgestone’s f...

17 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Quadro Alloys

Quadro Alloys Trading Enterprise was established in 2007 and is located in the East Rand of Johannesburg. Specialising in the manufacture and design of extruders, hammer mills, feed prod...

17 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Automation in poultry farming: the what and the why

When it comes to small-scale operations such as 5 000 chickens or fewer, one might debate whether or not automation is essential. The correct response is "Yes"! Because of increasing ...

17 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Male or female, every farmer is unique and special

"I didn't decide to farm," Franelyn Hoffman laughs. “I grew up on tractors. In my standard eight year, my father woke me up one morning during the school holidays and said: 'Come, I ne...

17 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

Female farmer is living her dream

“Farming is my life, it’s not a job,” says Alida Venter. She farms in the Outeniekwa Mountains, between Uniondale and Knysna. “It’s in the middle of nowhere, but in the perfec...

17 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Equipping women to shine

Welcoming women in prominent and strategic roles within maledominated industries and organisations is beneficial and inevitable as women’s capabilities are invaluable. At ELB Equipm...

16 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

John Deere is proud of their trailblazing women employees

Since 1837 John Deere has operated in the agricultural sector. Head­quarters out of Boksburg oversees the entire Africa and Middle Eastern Region. Because of the company’s core values...

15 Aug 2022 · 5 min read

AGCO puts farmers first at NAMPO Cape 2022

AGCO is investing heavily in South Africa to establish itself as the preferred supplier for mechanisation and technology. “Working very closely with farmers to provide suitable hi-tech...

15 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Think fuel price! Save up to 3,5% on fuel with the John Deere 5090E

In July 2022 South Africa reached a new level of load shedding as Eskom introduced stage 6. We have started the winter with news that there is a definite 90 days of load shedding ahead o...

5 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

New Holland launches the GENESIS® T8 Series with PLM Intelligence™

New Holland built the new GENESIS® T8 Series with PLM Intelligence™ (precision land management system with intelligence) around the input of farmers like you. From a reimagined cab de...

5 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Tata International Africa signed an agreement to distribute and support John Deere...

Two and half years ago, Tata International signed an agreement with AFGRI Ghana to buy the distribution rights for John Deere agricultural and Construction equipment. The success and ...

4 Aug 2022 · 2 min read

Two inspirational women excelling and breaking barriers of agricultural norms

When well-respected Sasolburg farmer Tharina Terblanche fell in love with the latest combine harvester from Fendt, she turned to Bronwyn Cilliers, General Manager of Valtrac in Parys, to...

4 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Enterprise Zambia Challenge Fund

ENTERPRISE Zambia is a Challenge Fund, funded by the European Union, to strengthen agricultural value chains (including agroforestry and aquaculture) in the country. The project, run by ...

3 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

FES takes the lead in Zambian land preparation solutions

Farming and Engineering Services Africa (FES) is proud to offer bespoke land preparation services aligned with the demands of Zambian farmers. FES, an integrated agricultural solution...

2 Aug 2022 · 3 min read

Almaz Agro is paving the way for women’s empowerment

Among Almaz Agro SA's employees, there is a remarkable story of women's leadership and success. Elena Yudina, the company's Managing Director, goes above and beyond the call of duty to s...

1 Aug 2022 · 4 min read

Wood-Mizer makes a welcome return to NAMPO!

After a two-year layoff due to Covid-19, Wood-Mizer made a welcome return to NAMPO 2022, the largest agricultural expo in the Southern Hemisphere! Originally organised by the erstwhil...

22 Jul 2022 · 4 min read

Green technology in sub-Saharan Africa

As the world seeks more sustainable farming methods that positively contribute to flora and fauna, the concept of green technology holds the key to global problems such as climate change...

22 Jul 2022 · 4 min read

John Deere: The farmer’s first choice

If you have ever been ready to get to work in your fields, only to find your equipment was not working, then you know the importance of reliability.   Farming consists mainly of time...

22 Jul 2022 · 5 min read

New Holland Agricultural: The best harvester on the market

Good harvesting starts in the farmer’s heart. Tending the land is much more than a job: it’s a vocation. Your fields feel the care you give them and return the favour by providing th...

22 Jul 2022 · 5 min read

LEMKEN in action at Val Boeredag

Val Boeredag gives farmers an opportunity to interact with various implements. One brand that was showcasing its strong implements was LEMKEN. During the demonstration, the Rubin 12 c...

21 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

HAVCO and Gallagher visits Val Boeredag

Val Boeredag gave farmers an opportunity to see all the innovations of agricultural implements in action. HAVCO had a stand where a collection of their products was showcased. They produ...

19 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Case IH provides hands-on training to dealers throughout Africa and Europe

Case IH recently hosted a Practical Commercial Training Day attended by 26 dealers from various countries throughout Africa and Europe. The aim of the training day was to provide practic...

13 Jul 2022 · 3 min read

Naude Broers takes Massey Ferguson to new heights in Naude’s Neck Pass region

The Massey Ferguson brand is anywhere in South Africa where farming takes place. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Naude’s Neck Pass region in the Eastern Cape. Connecting Macle...

13 Jul 2022 · 8 min read

Drotsky P2000 Paddle-auger mixer wagon

Drotsky P2000 Paddle-auger mixer wagon:  This mixer has an outstanding mixing action, suitable for any African conditions. Click on the link below to read more about the P2000 ...

29 Jun 2022 · < 1 min read

The Rumax range expands: Meet the mean machine that keeps vineyards clean

Thanks to an innovative mindset, Rumax is always improving on ex­isting products, and developing on new ideas. That is why it is no surprise that many new projects are on the horizon. ...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Parts warehouse in Joburg brings AGCO closer to dealers and distributors in Africa

The last thing any farmer needs is to have a tractor or essential piece of equipment from either Challenger, Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra stand idle due to downtime. This is where t...

27 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

Your animals will thank you: Rumax feed mixers provide top-notch production

Healthy and balanced rations for livestock are key to performance and profit in livestock farming. If outstanding livestock production is your goal, then your animals’ feed needs to be...

27 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

The trusted John Deere green now makes room for reliable yellow

Farmers are excited about the good news that John Deere now also offers earthmoving and construction equipment for the farm. This year, farmers can expect to see the yellow between th...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

The grass is greener where Agrico works

Soil tillage on Rustgevonden will never be the same again since Agrico implements made their appearance on the farm. Thys Delport is a Free State farmer in the Ventersburg district on...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

For a firm and even seedbed get LEMKEN’s Rubin 12 and Karat 9

It all starts with your seedbed. The seedbed largely determines the germination of your crops and the ultimate success of your harvest. That’s why Skippies Joubert from Gideon Joubert ...

27 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

John Deere Launches Africa’s Largest Capacity Combine

The new John Deere X9 Series Combine is currently the largest grain handling Combine Harvester on the African Continent. Specifically designed for high yields and high moisture crops und...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

John Deere excels at NAMPO 2022

John Deere’s exhibition at NAMPO 2022 was once again something to see, from a tractor hanging upside down to the introduction of the gigantic X9 combine harvester. John Deere construct...

27 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Massey Ferguson has been part of Jajola Boerdery for six generations

Such has been the success of Massey Ferguson at the Jajola Boerdery in Volksrust, Mpumalanga, that Japie Landman is now the sixth generation to use the trusted brand. “My grandfather o...

22 Jun 2022 · 9 min read

FendtONE combines the tractor and the office with one operating system

The new FendtONE platform merges the machine and the office into one control unit. FendtONE combines the familiar operation of the tractor with the terminal for planning or controlling t...

22 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

NAMPO 2022 — Case AFS Connect™: The freedom to farm from anywhere

Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) Connect lets you remotely monitor and manage your farm, fleet and data, enabling you to optimize your performance, productivity and flexibility. Visualize ...

15 Jun 2022 · < 1 min read

Rent a Scania – It makes sense

An apple tree only bears fruit at a certain time of the year. The rest of the year the tree must grow, rest or make flowers. Similarly, the needs of a farm fluctuates throughout the seas...

8 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

Tata International is the new John Deere dealer in Zambia

With a rich history of more than forty years in Zambia, Tata is firmly established within the Zambian community and is expanding its footprint as the new trusted John Deere dealer to sup...

8 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

John Deere always one step ahead!

A bold initiative was launched to raise Africa’s agricultural productivity. This initiative is called the John Deere SMART campaign, and it aims at helping new era farmers to mechanise...

8 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Staalmeester is making an impact in Africa… And boasts a growing exporting f...

Did you know that Staalmeester, one of the oldest agricultural machinery manufacturing companies in Southern Africa, also has a well-established and diverse operational footprint in Afri...

13 May 2022 · 2 min read

Saving your back is the first step in mechanisation

Affordability and longevity of equipment are two of the major factors in the decisions made by small-scale farmers. With small steps, small-scale farmers are changing the image of the na...

13 May 2022 · 4 min read

Farming basics: Mechanisation for the smaller farm

To be profitable and participate in a very competitive market you need to have the right tools for the job. Depending on the type of farm, there is an overwhelming range of farm equipmen...

13 May 2022 · 5 min read

Rotary tillers are simple but effective: Part 4

Adjustment of the rotary tiller When working with the rotary tiller one must obtain a reasonably coarse finish. In other words, clods must be formed. This promotes moisture penetration ...

13 May 2022 · 7 min read

Rotary tillers are simple, yet effective: Part 3

The application of all rotary tillers is basically the same, and the only difference between the models is the working width. Rotary tillers are being used to: shred stalks and mix...

13 May 2022 · 6 min read

Rotary tillers are simple but effective: Part 2

The tractor-drawn model and the self-propelled heavy duty rotary tiller A rotary tiller should be regarded as an alternative soil cultivation implement that can function in cooperation ...

13 May 2022 · 6 min read

Rotary tillers are simple but effective: Part 1

A rotary tiller should be regarded as an alternative soil cultivation implement that can function in cooperation with other implements, for example tine implements. Some of the rotary ti...

13 May 2022 · 6 min read

AGI EMEA’s State of the Art Facilities: Providing Manufacturing Excellence and Lea...

Customer experience (CX) is an enterprise-wide priority at AGI. This is demonstrated by AGI EMEA, which now has three new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to serve our customers...

12 May 2022 · 3 min read
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