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    LEPA Benefits That Can Improve Your Pivot Irrigation Efficiency

    LEPA (Low Energy Precision Application) technology brought key benefits to pivot irrigation in the mid-1980s, when center pivot irrigators primarily used top-of-pipe impact sprinklers operating at high pressures.  Researchers from Texas A&M University, in cooperation with Senninger Irrigation, developed the first LEPA bubbler in the western high plains of the United States, where high energy […] More

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    Agrico makes every drop count

    In a desert country where water is scarce, a farmer cannot afford to waste even a drop. On the farm Hartebeesloop at Stampriet in Namibia, measuring every drop drawn from the aquifer deep below the ground surface is the order of the day. Access to this strictly controlled resource is one of the reasons Dr […] More

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    Valley puts every drop of water to use

    The winning photo from the Show me your Valley photo competition was taken by Janco Joubert from Orma Boerdery. The miracle element for growth is water. Everybody knows that. Unfortunately, rain can be unpredictable, and farmers need to find other solutions to water their crops. Many options exist, but one of the most effective, reliable, […] More

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    Valley put nut uit elke druppel watervaardigheid

    Die wondermiddel wat alle groei moontlik maak is water. Dit weet ons almal. Ongelukkig is reën wisselvallig, daarom moet boere ander planne maak om hulle gewasse water te gee. Daar is verskeie maniere waarop dit gedoen kan word, maar die doeltreffendste, betroubaarste, lonend­ste manier met die beste resultate en die minste sukkel is ՚n Valley-spilpunt. […] More

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    Agrico-spilpunt dien steeds getrou na 20 jaar

    Behoorlike besproeiing kan die verskil tussen ՚n suksesvolle of mislukte oes beteken. Tog is ՚n spilpunt ՚n groot uitgawe vir die boer. Juis daarom is dit billik om waarde vir jou belegging te verwag. ՚n Boer benodig ՚n doeltreffende, betroubare en duursame masjien, gerugsteun met spoedige diens, kundige raad en deeglike begrip van die boer […] More

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    Namibia’s first ever Specialist Irrigation Day

    Namibia is the most arid country South of the Sahara with scarce and unpredictable rainfall and perennial rivers only on its borders. Increased temperature and shorter rainfall events predicted with climate change reduces water availability. Namibia lies along the South-western coast of Africa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Angola and Zambia to […] More

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    Agrico takes sugar cane irrigation to a new level

    Where there is a will, Agrico will find a way — even if it means spending days in the bush, digging trenches, lay­ing pipelines, finding ingenious pump­ing solutions, and getting it all done in temperatures that can soar above 50 degrees Celsius! Eco Farm Mozambique, run by Rademan Janse van Rensburg, can now irrigate another […] More

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    Irrigation made easy Part 19: Pipelines play a major role

    Various types of pipes are used in irrigation systems. The type of pipe used will depend on cost, working pressure, type of system, friction characteristics, durability, fittings used and internal pipe diameter. Types of pipe available include: • Black steel • Galvanised steel • Fibre-resin • Special composite • Spun concrete • Asbestos-cement • mPVC […] More

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    Irrigation Unlimited: Ocmis is die leier met wateraangedrewe besproeiing

    Sinvolle watergebruik was nog nooit so belangrik soos nou nie. Die droogte wat die afgelope paar jaar landwyd sy merk gelaat het, het baie boere opnuut laat besef hoe belangrik dit is om water doeltreff end te gebruik. Irrigation Unlimited se Ocmis-kruipspuite gee boere al die voordele van jare se tegnologiese ontwikkeling in wateraangedrewe besproeiing […] More

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    Irrigation made easy Part 18: Moving irrigation systems and pumps

    The term moving system applies to side-roll, moving rain-guns and centre-pivot systems (amongst others). This type of system moves across the field while applying water. Irrigation ef­ficiency depends largely on the type of system used. A common characteristic of moving systems is that they tend to be expensive and that some of them re­quire specialised […] More

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    Afriq water: Irrigating for a greener tomorrow

    Afriq Water provides water-related advice and support to customers in Southern Africa with an in-depth knowledge of the irrigation and water supply industry. We are committed to supporting clients with solutions that are appropriate to their specific needs. In the process of sourcing products from various reputable suppliers worldwide, certain product ranges are identified to […] More

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    Wil jy ‘n Reinke Besproeiingstelselhandelaar word? Sluit dan aan by die beste besproeiingsnetwerk in die bedryf

    Reinke brei hulle handelaarsnetwerk in uitgesoekte markte uit. Deur by die Reinke handelaarsnetwerk aan te sluit, word jy deel van die span wat voorloop in vernuwing van die landboubedryf. Ons soek handelaars wat daartoe verbind is om boere te help om meer doeltreffend te boer deur hulle met uitstekende kliëntediens by te staan. By Reinke […] More

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