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Cost-saving combo

Narrow profit margins on maize crops mean that farmers are forced to reduce input costs. One way of doing this is to combine operations when planting.
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Top Claas in southern Africa

The German company is looking to extend its reach in Southern Africa.
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The new Matriarch Ulteco 5

Most farmers try their best to reduce production costs. But halving them? Is that really possible? A highly productive sugar farm in the Malelane area is showing that it is.
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Massey Ferguson unveils Global series tractors

The Massey Ferguson Global tractor series “is the largest manufacturing and new product development project in the history of AGCO and an extremely significant evolution for the brand.”
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The best of the Nedbank Eston Show

The Nedbank Eston Show has possibly the widest variety of machinery exhibits of any agricultural show in the country. Tractors, implements, trucks, construction equipment and even boats were on display.
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Liquid fertilisation with the Progator

Nutri-flo’s latest method of fertiliser application employs a John Deere Progator fitted with sophisticated spraying equipment.
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Agri Mega Week review

See what Joe Spencer spotted at Mega Park, Bredasdorp in September.
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Meet the monster: Fendt Vario

The Fendt Vario 1000 series has been specially designed as a powerful yet maneuverable draft tractor for the global market.
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Getting the spacing right with Pöttinger Terrasem

Some farmers plant small grains such as wheat at a 125mm row spacing. Others insist that 150mm or even wider maximises yield. The latest Pöttinger Terrasem offers a solution.
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Reapers product launch: sugarcane planter

Reapers recently launched its latest product, a sugarcane planter, in KZN.
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