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    Ry minder, boer meer … met Biofarm

    ‘n Nare frustrasie in die boer se lewe is die werklikheid van Murphy se wet wat lui: Maak nie saak wat jy moet doen nie; daar is altyd iets anders wat jy eers moet doen. Die kalwers sukkel met loopmae, dit is tyd om die hoenders se entstof aan te vul en Wagter se kos […] More

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    Pöttinger trap ՚n wye spoor in landbou

    Kry 150 jaar se ontwikkeling by Valtrac Die vernuf en presisie van ՚n horlosiemaker in ՚n klein Oostenryksedorpie, Grieskirchen, was 150 jaar gelede die begin van Pöttinger se suksesverhaal. Daardie presisie en vernuf is nog steeds die grondslag van alPöttinger se landboutoerusting. Franz Pöttinger was benewens horlosiemaker ook ՚n goudsmid, ystersmid en ontwikkelaar van produkte […] More

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    Konyne soek boere

    “Die mark is daar, ons kort net boere,” vertel Riana Olivier van Good Rabbit Meat. En nee, dit is nie ՚n foefie nie. Die konynbedryf in Suid-Afrika is in 2019 ՚n gevoelige slag toegedien toe die grootste koper en drywer in die mark, Coniglio, gelikwideer is. Dit het gevolg op maande se beloftes en wanbetalings […] More

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    Suider-Afrika se sitrus smaak nog soet sukses

    Die sitrusbedryf maak gereed vir nog ՚n seisoen van soet sukses met steeds groeiende uitvoerberamings na die vorige twee rekordjare. Justin Chadwick, hoofuitvoerende beampte van die Sitruskwekersvereniging van Suider-Afrika (CGA), het aangekondig dat die Suid-Afrikaanse sitrusbedryf waarskynlik in 2021 alle vorige uitvoerseisoenrekords sal oortref met ՚n verwagte getal van 158,7-miljoen kartonne. As die skatting bereik […] More

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    Fully exploit your tractor power: Work 9,5 m wide with LEMKEN’s new Rubin 12

    Farmers buy bigger, stronger, and smarter tractors to work faster, wider, and better, but to accomplish these actions, farmers need implements that can do the work faster, wider, and better. Implements and tractors should fully complement one another. There is no point in having a 400 kW tractor with the most advanced technology on the […] More

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    Agrico se HSD 630: Eg jou lande reg

    Grondbewerking op Doornwacht gaan nooit weer dieselfde wees vandat Agrico se HSD 630 sy skottels daar neergesit het nie. “Ek het selfs nuwe grond, waar die tamboekiegras kophoogte gestaan het, makgemaak met die eg,” vertel Ertjies Kleinhans, wat saam met sy pa, Dries, tussen Stoffberg en Belfast boer. “Ek is twee keer met die werktuig […] More

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    Make a living out of your own backyard: Get chickens to do the hard work

    Belinda Sparrow-Smith from Bulawayo says: “One day I was spraying a fruit tree with a natural remedy against some harmful insects when my daughter ran past getting some of the spray on her. I remember thinking, what if this were poison? Then I started looking at all the things we were buying to eat, wondering […] More

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    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 van Zuydam from Weenen in the Natal Province of the RSA was looking for an irrigation solution suited to the needs of his farm and for which […] More

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    Make crop protection a song with the new MF 9330

    “I wonder what my father and grandfather would have said if they could see it,” says Johan Landman of Volksrust. The “IT” is the spick and span MF 9330 self-propelled sprayer which has arrived to boost the ranks of the Massey Ferguson team serving the JaJoLa Boerdery. Crop protection can now be an exact, quick […] More

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    Valtra and Kuhn grab the honours in baling races

    “Wheat straw does not bale the same as ordinary hay. It reacts differently,” says Devin Dedwith of Valtrac. “The character of the straw changes in the course of the day as it dries and then and becomes gradually smoother.” However, this did not prevent Devin from winning the Farmspace Formula 1 baler competition in the […] More

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    John Deere glo: Aanhouer wen!

    Aanhouer wen! Gert Grobler se toekenning as John Deere se Tegnikus van die Jaar is seker die beste bewys van dié uitdrukking. Nadat hy die afgelope ses jaar elke keer in die Top Tien geëindig het, kon Gert uiteindelik met die prys ter waarde van R100 000 huis toe gaan, maar nog belangriker as dit […] More

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    ProAgri SA 250

    “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach.” Met apologie aan George Bernard Shaw wat die gewraakte stelling in 1903 geskryf het, gee ek graag my weergawe daarvan: Die wat nie kan boer nie, skryf daaroor! Wat anders motiveer ’n joernalis om in landbou te spesialiseer as die droom om self eendag te boer?! Vir […] More

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