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Mechanising pecan production

Pecan production mechanisation has seen steady improvement in efficiency. Joe Spencer examines some of the latest equipment on offer locally.
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New from Great Plains

Joe Spencer takes a closer look at this international company’s latest tillage and seeding solutions.
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Advice on how to conduct a meeting

Whether you’re in a co-op or just one of a few farmers getting together to buy inputs at a better price, knowing how to run a meeting will contribute to your project’s success.
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A tractor for the price of a quad bike

A wine grape grower has found that smaller tractors can perform most of the tasks normally carried out by much larger machines.
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The world's first driverless tractor

The final production model of what is claimed to be the world’s first driverless tractor was launched at Agritechnica.
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Vintage farming machinery

As part of our 105th anniversary issue, Joe Spencer takes us back to when men were men, and tractors were temperamental beasts.
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Monsanto gets top planters

The seed company recently invested R11 million in new Monosem planting technology.
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Valtra and Pöttinger – Part 2

Joe Spencer continues his overview of what’s new from Valtra and Pöttinger.
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Valtra and Pöttinger – Part 1

Valtra’s new tractors and Pöttinger’s latest implements could benefit SA farmers. Examples were on show at Agritechnica.
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New Holland is tops

Joe Spencer takes a closer look at New Holland’s award-winning T7.315 tractor as well as improvements in other models.
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