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    Namibia: Sheep production figures drop due to drought

    A serious drought hampered sheep production in Namibia since 2013. There was no grazing and farmers had to sell 50% of their livestock to survive. Luckily, since the beginning of January 2021, good rains fell in Namibia and farmers are building up their livestock numbers again. Sheep production showed a shocking decrease in the last […] More

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    The locust outbreak in Namibia: Farmers just cannot win

    The great rains, floods, and rising temperatures in Namibia earlier this year created perfect conditions for swarms of locusts to hatch. They cause severe damage to crops and can devour a whole field of maize in a single night. The locusts also caused damage in South Africa and Botswana. In 2020, large swarms invaded dozens […] More

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    Avian influenza strain identified

    The initial outbreak of avian influenza H5 on a layer farm on the East Rand of Johannesburg has now been identified as HPAI H5N1. This is not the same strain that we experienced in June 2017, however any outbreak of HPAI is treated as extremely serious and virulent, and the poultry industry remains in a […] More

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    Agrico betrokke by groot watervoorsieningsprojek langs Oranjerivier

    Onbetwisbare kundigheid het van Agrico ՚n welkome bekende in die landboubedryf gemaak. Hierdie kundigheid in die ontwerp, voorsiening en instandhouding van besproeiingstelsels, pompstasies en alles wat met water te doen het, het daarvoor gesorg dat Agrico genader is om by ՚n groot watervoorsieningsprojek uit die Oranjerivier betrokke te raak. Onseepkans Grootmaat Watervoorsiening in die Noord-Kaap […] More

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    Save water and electricity with Agrico

    Water is the one natural resource without which no farmer can produce. “Everything in agriculture today revolves around good water management,” says Riaan Botha, General Manager of Green Valley Nuts of the Karstens Group near Prieska in South Africa. They produce pecan nuts on 635 hectares and maize on 470 hectares. “The agricultural sector is […] More

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    2020 Honda WR-V

     Deur DIRK GALLOWITZ van Ultimate Drive Honda het sy pragtige WR-V laat laasjaar in Suid-Afrika bekendgestel met twee modelle, naamlik die intreevlak Comfort en ‘n luukser Elegance weergawe. Slegs een enjin, naamlik ‘n 1.2 liter petrol is beskikbaar. In weerwil van die handige 177mm grondvryhoogte, is díe kompakte nutsvoertuig in wese maar ‘n stoftrapper en […] More

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    Cannabis in Zimbabwe: Meet the new health cure

    Cannabis, also called mbanje in Zimbabwe, is no unknown word to people today. It has many health benefits like fighting cancer, and 22 countries around the world legalised it for medicinal use. Zimbabwe is the latest country to legalise growing of this crop. South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, and Lesotho have also legalised medicinal cannabis. Cannabis […] More

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    Sorghum as somerweiding sorg vir gesonde skape

    Boere moet voortdurend aan vernuwende idees dink om hulle vee gevoer te kry sonder dat dit hulle beursies leegmaak. ՚n Goeie idee vir intensiewe beweiding van gewasse met ՚n hoë voedingswaarde is om sorghum te plant, mits jy toegang tot besproeiingswater het. Pierre Bruwer boer in vennootskap met Kobus de Villiers net buite Vanderkloof met […] More

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    Work deeper and wider with Agrico’s new T1000 folding wing ripper

    Any implement must prove its worth before the Versters of Potlachi Family Trust even consider it. Therefore, every aspirant implement is thoroughly tested on their farm near Luckhoff, in the central part of South Africa. They ensure that only the best machines are bought to support their strive towards achieving the best yields possible. They […] More

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    Maak wenbewerkings met LEMKEN

    LEMKEN is welbekend vir hulle veeldoelige grondbewerkers soos die Karat, Rubin en Heliodor wat jou verseker van ’n ferm saadbed vir die plantseisoen. Wanneer daar geploeg moet word, staan LEMKEN ook gereed met sy Diamant-reeks. ProAgri het ’n paar boere besoek wat op LEMKEN steun vir wenoeste. Karat 9 en Rubin 9 en 12 “Die […] More

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    Valley remains at the leading edge of irrigation: Gain full control over your pivots with Valley’s 365™ platform

    Various reasons convince farmers all over the world to choose Valley for pivot irrigation. After all, Valley offers the best water utilisation, and enables the farmer to accurately control his pivots from any spot on earth. “Valley pivots stand firmly, because they are designed and built to withstand high wind speeds,” says Francois Griesel, Valley’s […] More

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    Buy a LEMKEN planter for peace of mind, reliability and after sales service

    For the best technology, uniform plant depth, and precise seed placement, the LEMKEN planter is the ultimate answer. Furthermore, LEMKEN implements are the strongest in the country. The LEMKEN Soltair 9 is the best fine seed planter for wheat, barley, alfalfa, feed sorghum, beans and teff. The Solitair 9 can be used on its own […] More

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