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    Meet our distributors

    This issue of ProAgri BNZ would not have been in your hands were it not for the valued support our distribution partners. Omnia, with its many branches and cash-and-carry depots all over Zimbabwe plays a pivotal role in distributing a wide range of agrochemicals to all farmers. ProAgri now also enjoys the benefit of this […] More

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    Combatting the drought at the Windhoek Show

    It goes in as seed and comes out as feed. Dries Joubert of Feedgrow says millions have been spent by Feedgrow to perfect the process and the units for waterwise green feed production. It takes six days for the grain seed to develop into a highly digestible green sprout. Tests with barley show digestible protein […] More

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    Waterwise farming: Flowers can bloom in the desert

    “We want to prove that agriculture can succeed in harsh conditions and then we can replicate this concept elsewhere,” says Christopher Kahle, Managing Director of Shalom Farm outside Swakopmund. After driving for kilometre after kilometre watching dry bush turn into sandy soil from Windhoek to the coast, seeing the first green tree-tops of the olive […] More

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    Irrigation- Less effort; more accuracy: Farm Agrico green with blueberries

    “I feel more in control of my farm,” says Ernst Myburg of the farm Lekkerwater near Porterville in the Cape province of South Africa. Ernst and his wife, Alana, took the big step on their blueberry farm with an improved and automated irrigation system. “You cannot afford not to join the precision irrigation revolution,” he […] More

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    Farmers score in Pioneer Weigh-and-Win in spite of drought

    “It was a fallow land,” says HF Cilliers of Douglas in the Northern Cape Province. Participating for the first time in the Pioneer Weigh-and-Win competition, HF had the highest harvest yield ever. He achieved a yield of 20,871 tons/hectare for maize under irrigation on the two hectares that were entered for the competition. HF planted […] More

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    Great harvests for John Deere farmers in “Weigh-and-Win”

    A farmer has to be an authority on seed, a soil analyst, a mechanic, an electronic communication fundi, an accountant, a marketer and, to crown it, a caretaker of the whole menagerie under his wing. Why should a farmer then expect anything less from the agricultural companies that he deals with? At the Pioneer Weigh-and-Win […] More

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    ProAgri 236

    ’n Ryk sakeman hou vakansie in ’n klein vissersdorpie en hy kyk elke dag hoe die een visserman vroegoggend uitgaan en die bodem van sy skuit vul met vis wat hy mark toe vat en die res van die dag sit hy by sy huis rond en speel met sy kleinkinders.    Die sakeman stap eendag […] More

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    KragDag gets new momentum towards self-sufficient farming

    The 2019 KragDag show this year received new momentum with TLU SA joining the KragDag organisers for their first agricultural section. It was the eleventh year that the show – with the theme: “Do Your Own Thing” – was held. KragDag, held annually at Diamantvallei east of Pretoria, has grown from a small beginning in […] More

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    Crystal technology kills snails and bugs in vineyards and orchards

    After the good rain of the past season the snail population have reached epidemic proportions in Western Cape orchards and vineyards. There are literally millions of snails in the lands and vineyards, and most farmers are at their wits end. Poison is not the best remedy, especially if a farmer is a producer of fresh […] More

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    Make Bonnox a partner in your farm-smart planning

    “When I handle the wire, I can feel it is of good quality,” says Hezekiel Malesa of Brits. He has fenced his 23 hectare farm with a Bonnox fence as part of his long term farming plan. “I invest big money in the development of my Boerbok and Kalahari Red goat flocks and my farm […] More

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    Land Bank: “We support agriculture”

    “We see NAMPO CAPE as a strategic partner promoting agriculture, that is why we are here and why we support this event,” says Marlon Davids, Regional Manager, Western Cape.  “As with NAMPO CAPE, our mandate is also to add value to the agricultural sector, and we are here to talk to farmers from all sectors […] More

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