Technology

Ultrasonic sound used in drip irrigation line cleaning

An ultrasound cleaning technology for drip irrigation systems, produced by SA inventor Leon Lin...

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Implements for vegetable farmers

The first-ever national vegetable farmer’s day, attended by visitors from across the country,...

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Affordable, specialist equipment for small-scale growers

The recent vegetable farmers’ day in Bapsfontein exhibited a number of implements that can he...

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Motoring review: JMC Carrying 1,6t light truck

Testing a brand-new commercial vehicle is not necessarily a fair reflection of its capability a...

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Falcon’s new flail cutter

Over the past 30 years, Howick-based Falcon Agricultural Equipment has proved that it can compe...

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A naturally potent biocide

Eco-Lyte is an environmentally-friendly disinfectant that eliminates pathogens. Gerhard Uys spo...

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Northmec farmers’ day – tractors, implements and equipment

On-off rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of farmers attending the Northmec farmers’ day at...

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Meet the MultiTasker

A new versatile cane fertiliser, designed and built in Pietermaritzburg, was recently demonstra...

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New rootstock evaluation protocol

The fruit industry is devising a new rootstock evaluation system to improve its competitiveness...

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Air seeders at a budget price

Forty years ago, Rick Brendon saw the potential for a small air seeder. Since then, Ndume seede...

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Super-efficient irrigation: tips for crop farmers

To ensure agricultural sustainability in South Africa, it is crucial that more efficient irrig...

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The ox wagon resurrected

The world’s first ‘flat-pack’ truck, the OX can be shipped in pieces and assembled in jus...

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SA celebrates first National Rooibos day

Clanwilliam, referred to by some locals as the ‘Rooibos Capital of the World’, will host Sou...