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    Valtrac se Kuhn-hoogloopspuit is die nuwe norm

    Groterwordende plase vereis groterwordende werktuie en daarom het Kuhn ’n nuwe hoogloopspuit gebou. Die werktuig is wêreldwyd gewild en is tans besig om ook in die Suid-Afrikaanse mark ’n stewige vastrapplek te kry. Valtrac, die betroubare verskaffer van landboutoerusting, is die invoerder en verspreider van hierdie grensverskuiwende spuit. Die Kuhn Stronger HD 4000 is vanjaar […] More

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    LEMKEN says: Thank you a thousand times:

    “We are thankful to those farmers who grasped the value of combination cultivation and the Lemken way of soil preparation, and capitalised on all the advantages of the LEMKEN way of doing it,” says Karel Munnik, Manager of the German manufacturer’s South African office. The 1 000th LEMKEN, since the establishment of the local office […] More

  • Scania


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    Scania carry the heaviest load with a smile

    “I will only replace a Scania with a Scania,” says Rossouw van Bergen, owner of Noordkaap Landboudiens transport company and irrigation farmer from Backhouse Farm near Douglas. Rassie Jonker, who has been driving Rossouw’s Scania trucks for the past 23 years, agrees: “The best thing that has been manufactured on earth, is a Scania R […] More

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    Tame the ill winds of the Rûens with MacDon’s wise windrower

    Wild winds bluster in regions such as the Overberg and, if not dealt with constructively, can cause farmers huge losses. The region is ideal for farming and lends itself to the production of wheat and canola. However, it is when the crops ripen that the wind blows nobody any good and whips the kernels from […] More

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    Kubota a is a positive work force on Emseni missionary farm

    Responsibility for the daily care and needs of 1 200 people in a confined area is no mean task for any organisation, but that is the daily responsibility of the KwaSizabantu Missionary Station, 50 km east of Greytown in KZN. The dynamic German missionary, Erlo Stegen, founded the station in 1970. Since then it has […] More

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    Orthman strip cultivation: The way to go for a bright, profitable future

    “The Orthman 1tRIPr strip cultivator is not a machine – it’s a mind shift in cultivation.” Henk and Riana migrated two years ago from the Springbok Flats in Limpopo to Reitz in the Freestate Riemland to embrace a completely new life and farming style on the farm Vredefind (Finding Peace). Henk says he’s had the […] More

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    Make haymaking merry with Massey

    Beautiful, easy-made hay is within the grasp of every farmer with the addition of the Welger round bale technology to the BHBW Massey-Ferguson series. In addition BHBW now offers local farmers and haymaking contractors a haymaking package deal that is hard to beat. This follows on the takeover of the Lely fodder production section (which […] More

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    Die reuse Versatile-trekker is hier: Nou kan ‘n boer mos bóér!

    ‘n Skitterende toonbeeld van trekkrag, vastrap en doeltreffendheid – dit is die gedugte Versatile-trekker wat JWL Landbou nou uit Kanada invoer. Boere was beïndruk toe hulle die Versatile-trekkerreeks onlangs in Hoopstad se moeilike sandlande in aksie gesien het. Die reuse trekker is sterker as ‘n hele klomp spanne osse, eenvoudig om te gebruik en maklik […] More

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    John Deere launches innovative spare parts competition: Motivating staff towards even better service to the farmer

    John Deere is not only in the forefront when it comes to technological development. The firm also believes in motivating its staff with exciting projects, teaching them to work quicker and more innovative – everything aimed at better service to the farmer. Three years ago John Deere launched a very successful ‘Technician of the Year’ […] More

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    CLAAS makes child’s play of world mowing record

    Like a hot knife through butter – that is how the CLAAS DISCO 1100 RC mower conditioner moved through the lucerne fields to beat the world record for lucerne mowing in eight hours by a big margin. This attempt took place on 1st July this year on Mesbergen Farms, Colorado, USA, where Tate Mesbergen entered […] More

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    The New Holland menu: A cunning combine and a tough tractor

    Great things, which would leave farmers elated and thankful into the far future, kicked off when Abe Zimmerman opened his agricultural equipment repair shop in 1895 in New Holland, Pennsylvania, America. That is the origin of the New Holland farm equipment name, a name that is today still appreciated, respected and spoken with awe by […] More

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    The Vitamech MacDon foils fierce winds . . . to ensure bumper crops

    Wild winds are not unusual in the domain of the Overberg. They hit farmers hard, searing their crops in the undulating Rûens countryside that is otherwise perfect for the cultivation of wheat and canola. With the stalks in the ripening stage the howling wind simply whips the grains from the wheat ears and pips from […] More

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