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    Is agritourism the future for farmers?

    A 2019 survey found just 24% of South African farmers are hosting some form of agritourism on their farms. That means there’s massive opportunity for expansion in this area. Agritourism could help farmers use their farm resources to their fullest potential, generate additional income and preserve the land. Globally, the agritourism market should reach USD […] More

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    New profit promotor for SA Potato Growers

    Bayer Crop Science launches cutting-edge Emesto® Silver to boost quality potato yields Bayer Crop Science has successfully completed registration for Emesto® Silver in South Africa and will launch it commercially next month. This innovative potato seed treatment fungicide is on display at the Bayer Crop Science stand at this year’s much anticipated Nampo Harvest Day […] More

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    Corteva Agriscience brings leading agri experts to NAMPO 2022

    Corteva Agriscience will be hosting a series of industry dialogues at its stand at NAMPO Harvest Day 2022, one of the largest agricultural exhibitions in the southern hemisphere. Sector experts will explore an array of topics, ranging from herbicide resistance to seed applied technologies, at 12:00 each day, starting from the 17th May until the […] More

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    We are excited to announce the launch of our new website!

    ProAgri are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website, ProagriMedia (www.proagrimedia.com). The new website has been designed to create an improved user experience with more interactive and dynamic elements to enhance the user’s journey throughout the site. We have created a clean, modern design and improved site navigation to help our users find […] More

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    South Africa potato production receives added protection with Corteva Agriscience’s new generation fungicide

    The solution, based on Zorvec® active, is the first member of a novel class of fungicides, which effectively utilises a unique biochemical mode of action, and has no cross-resistance with existing fungicides. Corteva Agriscience (www.Corteva.com) today launches Zorvec® Encantia®, a new fungicide that specifically targets late blight, a detrimental pathogen currently compromising local potato growth. […] More

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    Organic waste generators – the Western Cape needs you to make a change!

    At the end of 2022, the Organic Waste Landfill Ban in the Western Cape will kick in requiring a 50% reduction in organic waste going to landfill. The Organics Recycling Association of South Africa is actively marketing the new requirements with regards to the management of organic waste to ensure valuable organic waste is saved […] More

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    Caring for the calf: What dairy farmers need to know

    by Barbara M Simbaya, Technical Advisor, Tiger Feeds Raising dairy calves is a challenge for any dairy farmer. A great deal of losses occur through death and poor growth. These losses can be minimised, and health outcomes improved if the calves are started out well. Even when a calf survives a disease, negative economic impacts […] More

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    UN announces International Day of Plant Health for 12 May

    The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) welcomes the announcement by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that it has (on the 29 March 2022) adopted the resolution proclaiming 12 May as the annual International Day of Plant Health (IDPH). The Department views this as a positive step towards addressing the issue […] More

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    Corteva Agriscience invests in Africa Middle East seed treatment capability

    Corteva Agriscience today officially opens its Centre for Seed Applied Technologies (CSAT) laboratory in Rosslyn, Pretoria, one of only six worldwide. This modern facility will utilise industry-leading equipment and focus specifically on recipe development and safety testing of seed applied solutions. The site will also be integrated into Corteva’s global CSAT network and is strategically […] More

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    Jungheinrich SA

    Jungheinrich South Africa is a direct subsidiary of Jungheinrich AG, Germany and is family business founded by Dr. Friederich Jungheinrich in Hamburg in 1953. Today we are mong the world’s leading intralogistics companies. Our success is largely based on our values as a family-driven company: for us, reliability, a strong sense of unity, mutual respect […] More

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    Growing interest from exhibitors in Futuroad Expo

    Futuroad, which was the first and remains the only truly international expo for all aspects of the commercial transport industry and, is attracting increasing interest from exhibitors according to Tracy Gounden, Portfolio Director from Messe Frankfurt South Africa. This expo will be co-hosted with Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg from June 7-10. “The […] More

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