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    Amazone spreaders improve accuracy

    It is important to apply exactly the right amount of fertiliser, not only to achieve high yields, but also to maintain good health in your soil and in your bank account! Fertiliser application saw rapid technological advancements during the past few years, as accuracy has a serious impact on yields and profitability. Amazone ZA-M centrifugal […] More

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    AFGRI: Spread and spray with the best

    Two exciting new implements in the AFGRI stable are the Bargam Elios sprayer and the mounted spreaders from Amazone. A trailed sprayer is the best choice if a farmer has to weigh up cost, ease of use, liquid volumes, alternative tractor usage and economy of implement use. Therefore, AFGRI decided to introduce the Bargam Elios […] More

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    ETG: Save money and increase yields with slow release N-Guard Urea fertiliser

    Soil fertility is determined by three major elements namely nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (N, P, K). Nitrogen plays a very important role, therefore urea (containing 46% of N) is a very important component of fertilisers all over the world. In the past decade, urea has surpassed and nearly replaced ammonium nitrate as a fertiliser. This […] More

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    Soil: The farmer’s most important asset

    By Martiens du Plessis, Soil Scientist, NWK Limited & Prof Cornie van Huyssteen, Lecturer: Soil Science, University of the Free State Soil is the most fundamental resource for the farmer, without which food and natural fibre cannot be produced. This article forms part of a series to highlight this resource. Organic material only makes up […] More

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    Opportunities beckon with Stanbic

    Let’s face it, agriculture in Zambia is not easy. Over the past two years especially, farmers were stuck on a rollercoaster ride that went predominantly downwards. The rise of input costs and the fall of prices of commodities such as maize, soy beans and wheat made life very difficult for farmers. On top of that, […] More

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