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    Knittex se nuttige skadunet is die lig aan die einde van die tonnel

    Die toekoms van skadunet in die landbousektor groei teen ՚n opwindende tempo. Baie boere het reeds die keuse gemaak om grootskaalse skadunetstrukture op te rig en pluk reeds die vrugte daarvan. Groei- en opbrengsprestasie hou regstreeks verband met ՚n plant se omgewing en voedselbron. Oor die kort termyn verhoog skadunetstrukture boere se wins deur kostete […] More

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    Besproeiingsmielies: Faktore wat doeltreffende watergebruik kan beïnvloed

    Artikel voorsien deur AJ Steyn, veldagronoom, Pioneer In ons waterskaars land word baie graan onder besproeiing geproduseer, maar hoe doeltreffend is die plante se opname van die water? Dit is belangrik om waterverbruik tussen kultivars en plantdigtheid te ondersoek, tesame met beter monitering van besproeiingsvolumes. Navorsing uit die VSA het bewys dat oorbesproeiing opbrengsverliese kan […] More

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    Vegetable crop production guide – Part 1: Spinach

    Agriculture is not only limited to commercial farming units. In fact, the majority of agricultural products in Africa are produced by small-scale and emerging farmers. If more people are empowered by knowledge to grow their own food, there will be less hunger and better nutrition on the African continent. This series of articles aims to […] More

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    New horizons: Have you ever considered growing vegetables in Namibia?

    Most farmers in Namibia are expert growers of maize or pearl millet. However, growing vegetables for own consumption or for the market may be fun and lucrative. Vegetable seeds are readily available in Namibia and most of them are hybrids that produce a higher yield. There are vegetable crops to suit every taste and preference: […] More

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    An investment for future generations- Valley: The pivot that keeps going season after season

    Pivots are an essential component to thousands of farming operations globally. They are chosen because of their reliability and longevity. Farmers want assurance that their investment will benefit them for years and decades to come. Valley pivots are renowned for their longevity and durability, as well as for their reliability and efficiency. These characteristics are […] More

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    Perlite is the new way to grow

    Grolite® from Pratley is a unique, naturally occurring, perlite-based mineral that has become very popular as a horticultural growing medium. The main benefits include increased fertiliser efficiency to boost overall plant health and growth. In addition, it promotes water drainage while still retaining an ideal moisture content level in the root zone. Pratley actively produces […] More

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    FieldNET and Zimmatic: a winning combination for Namibian farmer

    Article Provided Gerhard Spangenberg farms with maize and wheat in Namibia. Two years ago, he purchased his first two Zimmatic pivots and a FieldNET subscription after hearing a lot about these products from other producers. We met Gerhard to get a better idea about exactly how his farming business benefited from the Zimmatic and FieldNET […] 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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    Stroop skoner met die splinternuwe Fendt Ideal

    Die Fendt Ideal-stroper is ՚n splinternuwe toevoeging tot landbou in Suid-Afrika en volgens die eienaar van die eerste Ideal wat op eie bodem ontplooi is, is die stroper besig om stof in sy mededingers se oë te skop. BP Greyling van Langfontein Boerdery naby Wakkerstroom, is die trotse eienaar van die eerste kommersiële Fendt Ideal […] More

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    Neem volle beheer oor jou boerdery: Hou ՚n beter oog oor jou boerdery met The Climate Corporation se Climate FieldView

    Moderne boerdery behels toerusting wat “slim” van aard is. Soos tegnologie in Suid-Afrika bevorder word hierdie toerusting ook meer algemeen en stel dit produsente in staat om deel te neem in die gebruik van wêreldklas tegnologie. Al meer van hierdie tegnologie verskaffers betree die Suid-Afrikaanse mark, wat sin maak aangesien ons produsente honger is vir […] More

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    Pioneer celebrates 95 years

    By: Tharien Hendrikse, Pioneer SA Marketing & Communication Specialist Pioneer has been changing and shaping the agricultural world for 95 years. What started as an idea for hybrid corn in 1926 grew into the leading Pioneer® seed brand we know today – one of the most robust, technical and scientifically advanced agricultural brands on the […] More

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    Protect your crops against cool weather vegetable pests this winter

    By Diedrich Visser, ARC Vegetable and Ornamental Plants, Pretoria Most vegetable pests prefer warm, dry conditions to thrive. The optimum temperatures under which the important pests inflict the most damage usually range from 23 to 33°C. There are, however, a few pests that are adapted to develop below these temperatures, and they prefer to attack […] More

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