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    Conserve diesel and moisture with the Orthman cultivator

    A farmer depends on two expensive liquids as assets (apart from money) – diesel fuel and water. For that reason the two production factors have to be conserved, economised on, and utilised to the best possible advantage. That is exactly what the aim of the Orthman team is when empowering the farmer with the 1tRIPr […] More

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    An ideal seedbed-dream for any crop comes true the Orthman way

    Strip tilling does exactly what the term suggests – only the strip in which the seed will be planted, is cultivated and the rest of the land with the plant residue on the soil, is left untouched. At the Val Farmer’s Day Brian Nieuwoudt, regional manager for Orthman, explained the three main principles of strip […] More

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    Cut staggering fuel costs with the Orthman minimum tilling system

    A drastic drop of two thirds in their fuel account will ensure that the Du Preez father and son alliance of Grootpan farm near Lichtenburg will thankfully reminisce about the “old days” of staggering fuel costs, and then thank the Orthman 16 row XD 1tRIPr, which has cut its place on the farm with a […] 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