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    Eulogy to Manie Maritz

    Born:  5 April 1925 Passed away:  19 April 2018 93 Years Manie Maritz was a true Legend. He was an undeniable pioneer in the history of Brahman breeding in S.A.  His passion for Brahman cattle, the complete breed was renowned. His wrestling accomplishments already started at school and in 1946 he became the Amateur Heavyweight […] More

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    African distribution network places CUMMINS in a league of its own

    With Cummins being one of the largest genset manufacturers worldwide, it is able to provide customers with a broad range of power solutions. Moreover, it differentiates itself from many of its competitors due to its robust distribution network. Cummins owns its distribution channels in many key African markets, or has very strong joint venture (JV) […] More

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    Crop Tour Event

    By Darren Goebel, Director Agronomy and Farm Services – AGCO Corporation AGCO has the fortune of having great customers and dealers all over the world. Africa is no exception. You may have heard about the Future Farm we have in Zambia, focused on bringing new technology and agronomic knowledge to the region. But that’s not […] More

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    Bayer commits to provide innovative vector control solutions to help eradicate malaria by 2040

    On 19 April 2018, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, Bayer joins with members of the agriculture industry – BASF, Mitsui Chemicals, Sumitomo Chemical Company and Syngenta – to pledge its ongoing support to the research, development and supply of innovative vector control solutions, to help eradicate malaria by 2040. The industry […] More

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    A Wool industry development fund – more power in the hands of producers

    Following extensive debate and deliberations, the NWGA National Executive decided to investigate the possiblity of establishing a development fund for the wool industry. This is being done against the background of the current decline in external development funds (eg. funding from government sources), economic pressure on existing industry assets and investments, as well as challenges […] More

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    510 deaths over Easter, urgent action needed

    Transport Minister Blade Nzimande released the Easter road death toll announcing a shocking 14% increase in road fatalities over the Easter period from 29 March to 9 April 2018, over the same period in 2017. This period coincides with national school holidays. The Automobile Association (AA) says the release of these numbers must serve as […] More

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    Bonnievale Wines has concluded a turn-key agreement with respected wine industry specialist Carina Gous who has taken up an advisory role as the company gears up for an exciting new phase of growth. Until recently Gous was the global brand director for Distell’s portfolio of premium wine and spirits brands. She previously held the position […] More

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    Smith Power reaffirms the future is compact

    At the recently-ended bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Smith Power, a South African importation and distribution company representing leading global brands, reiterated its pioneering position in the local compact equipment market by showcasing several of its new, internationally-renowned brands recently added to its ever-growing stable. Apart from the usual launch of new products, major capital equipment exhibitions […] More

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    Treat your Cruiser at N1 4×4

    A farmer and his Land Cruiser are inseparable. That’s why it’s necessary to spoil your faithful workhorse every now and then with accessories and enhancements to make farming even more enjoyable. N1 4×4 is your all-encompassing Toyota utility store that also sells new and used spare parts. Their technicians are ready to rebuild your engine […] More

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    Monsanto opens Plant Health Pathology-Lab at Petit

    Monsanto South Africa this week celebrated an important milestone with the opening of its state of the art Plant Health Pathology laboratory at its maize breeding and research facility at Petit, reinforcing the company’s commitment to bring better products to farmers.  “Monsanto has always strived to provide the best possible products to farmers to improve on-farm […] More

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