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Dezzi MG80T motor grader.

New from Desmond Equipment

Local manufacturer, Desmond Equipment, based in Port Shepstone, KZN, recently added two new machines to its Dezzi range. In the meantime, demand for its haulage tractors continues unabated.
Two-row planter imported by RY Agri.

Finding the right implement to match your tractor

Looking for implements for a smaller tractor? Joe Spencer discusses a number of options.
Imac RB45- 55 trailed lateral potato harvester

Harvesters, sprayers, planters at Vegetable Farmers Day

Exhibitors at the National Vegetable Farmers’ Day near Bapsfontein, Ekurhuleni, displayed harvesters, sprayers and planters.
No-till and min-till operations at Vegetable Farmers Day

No-till and min-till operations at Vegetable Farmers Day

Jose Rebelo, of the Rebelo Agricultural Machinery Group, and his team, followed up last year’s successful Vegetable Farmers’ Day with another stimulating event. Joe Spencer was there.
Kuhn NEO planter

A right royal display of farming equipment

The Royal Agricultural Society is well-known amongst local farmers for hosting one of the most comprehensive agricultural shows in SA. The 2017 Royal Show was no different, writes Joe Spencer.
The Zar Trac J16 4x4.

Small tractors at the Royal Show

Two manufacturers displayed budget-priced tractors at the Pietermaritzburg Royal Show.

Case IH exhibits its best

Kyalami was recently the venue for a grand Case IH birthday event, with the launch of several new tractors and a combine harvester, as well as an imposing product line-up.
Vermeer Rancher 6640 big round baler.

Vermeer comes to Africa

This US company introduced a wide range of its products at this year's Nampo Expo in Bothaville in the Free State.
Farmers give Kubota high praise

Farmers give Kubota high praise

Three commercial farmers tell Joe Spencer why Kubota products check all the right boxes.
Meet the mighty JD 8400R!

Meet the mighty John Deere 8400R!

This new record-breaking John Deere tractor made its first appearance in the UK at the recent Cereals Event at Boothby Graffoe in Lincolnshire.
Case IH 9240 Axial Flowcombine

Big agricultural machines at Nampo 2017

The size of agricultural machines continues to increase, and there were plenty of impressive machines at this year’s show, says Joe Spencer.
Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

It is predicted that the new Valtra A4 series will be even more popular than the A3, says Joe Spencer.


Seedlings: Balancing fertility & hardening

Seedlings: Balancing fertility & hardening

To ensure successful fertilisation, you need to do more than simply carry out a soil analysis to determine the crop’s basic requirements. You also have to consider the needs of...

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