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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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    Irrigation made easy Part 17: Micro-sprayers and drippers

    Micro-irrigation systems are used when water that is sprayed directly onto the fruit of plants can cause damage, to irrigate under trees in orchards, or to save water by providing only the water needed by individual plants, without also irrigating non-productive areas in the field. When dealing with drippers or simple micro-sprayer systems, the pattern […] More

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    Irrigation made easy – Part 16: Mini-sprinklers and garden sprayers

    Thousands of people all over Africa rely on community gardens to provide them with food and an income. Community gardens constantly gain in importance in poor rural communities. Irrigation plots are small, and it is often difficult to plan appropriate systems using conventional irrigation technology. Some of the equipment used to irrigate small areas in […] More

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    Irrigate without restrictions with Irrigation Unlimited

    Irrigation allows you to grow crops despite the drought, although irrigation also has its limitations. Irrigation systems such as centre pivots demand high input costs, and the maintenance and operating costs must also be considered. Another concern is that the corners of your fields tend to remain dry and unused because farms are not laid […] More

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    Do you want to become a Reinke Irrigation Systems Dealer? Join the best irrigation dealer network in the industry

    Reinke is expanding their dealership network in selected markets By joining the Reinke Dealer Network, you’ll become part of the team leading innovation in agriculture. We’re looking for dealers who are committed to helping farmers work more efficiently while providing them with great customer service. At Reinke, our Dealers are the backbone of our business […] More

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    Reinke pivot remains reliable after almost 40 years

    Money is something that cannot be squandered left and right. Every penny a farmer spends on equipment has to work for him – preferably years and years and years and years. After all, a farmer works hard for his money, so it is reasonable to expect his money to work hard for him as well. […] More

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    Reinke provides turn-key irrigation solutions for the farmer

    Efficiency is crucially important for any farmer. Therefore, all his equipment must deliver dependable, consistent results with minimal operational cost and low maintenance. This is why John Britz and Etienne Kemp opted for a Reinke irrigation system on the Grasslands Agriculture dairy farm near the Storms River in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. […] More

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    Irrigation made easy – Part 11: Sprinkler irrigation

    Sprinkler irrigation is the most common form of mechanised irrigation. Water is normally supplied to the sprinkler under pressure. The term “sprinkler” includes a wide variety of spray systems, from small orifice sprayers to large high-pressure rain-guns. When discussing agricultural irrigation in this article, “sprinkler” refers only to small rotary sprayers that operate at medium […] More

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    Valley’s solar solutions can make your farm shine!

    Irrigation has many benefits, but it needs electricity to function efficiently. Electricity supply is often unreliable, and in some rural parts of Africa there is simply no electricity. Irrigation has therefore not been possible for the farmers in these remote regions. Valley irrigation realised the need for electrical supply solutions for these farmers and can […] More

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    Irrigation Unlimited: Choose an irrigation system to fit your farm

    The most important party in the farming industry is the farmer, therefore his interests should always be placed first. This is the conviction of Irrigation Unlimited’s people. Dirk van Zuydam from Weenen in the Natal Province of the RSA was looking for an irrigation solution suited to the needs of his farm and for which […] More

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    Invest in a Valley irrigation system and ‘grow’ your farm

    If a centre pivot irrigation machine is well-designed, made from high quality steel, and properly maintained, it will outlast the farmer. All these are characteristics are made available to farmers by Valley centre pivots. A Valley irrigation system makes it possible for the farmer to harvest a bumper crop year after year. Hannes Schutte of […] More

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    Irrigation made easy – Part 10: Land preparation for flood irrigation

    All flood irrigation systems require intensive and accurate preparation of the land prior to planting. Accurate levelling of the fields is essential. On larger basin and flood irrigation systems, this can only be achieved using a laser-controlled levelling apparatus. This type of land treatment is expensive and generally not available to remotely situated small-scale farmers. […] More

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