Machinery & Equipment

Apache 27000+ no-till coarse grain planter

No-till expertise from Argentina

Several Argentinian implements were showcased at a farmers’ day that focused on no-till and conservation farming.
The Multi-band System for Imaging of a Crop Canopy

Mini-infrared camera system promises better irrigation

A new camera system that combines a regular digital camera with a miniature infrared camera could provide a cost-effective way to monitor crop temperatures and help irrigate crops.
1tRIPr strip-tillage system

Improve fertiliser placement with strip-tillage

According to Michael Petersen, lead agronomist at US-based Orthman Manufacturing, the main pillars of success for strip-tillage are vertical tillage, residue management, seedbed preparation and fertiliser placement. Stehan Cloete explains...

The perfect gift for your future farmer

The Husqvarna toy collection makes great gifts for young and old and are great collector’s items.
Fendt IDEAL combine

Fendt’s beautiful beast wins big

By winning a platinum award in the world’s biggest international design competition, the Fendt IDEAL combine harvester has proved that it’s both beautiful and brawny.
Kubota L1361

Kubota South Africa launches new L1 Series

Kubota’s new L-series of compact tractors, with their simplified operation and smoother performance, enables a farmer to be more productive as well as more comfortable. The tractors also offer improved...
John Deere S780 combine harvester

A brief history of combines

The combine harvester is a very old invention, first appearing over 180 years ago. Yet more than a century passed before the unwieldy early machines gave way to the self-propelled...

Total’s proven quality products

Total South Africa provides clean, high-performing petroleum and diesel, liquid petroleum gas, greases and lubricants for any application.
The high-powered Stihl FS 235 brushcutte

The Stihl 230 range: designed and built specifically for farmers

This well-known German manufacturer of chainsaws and other handheld equipment offers brushcutters, augers, water pumps, cultivators and other essential tools in its new range.

The latest Case IH Austoft cane harvesters

Case IH has launched its Austoft 8010 and 8810 sugar cane harvesters on the Africa and Middle Eastern markets.
Husqvarna MZ54 Zero Turn lawnmower

The MZ54 lawnmower is ideal for property maintenance

Husqvarna is known the world over for the toughness of its zero-turn lawnmowers.
John Deere in-cab displays are vulnerable to theft, due to their ‘plug and play’ design.

John Deere’s digital security

John Deere’s new PIN code locking system helps deter the theft of valuable GreenStar in-cab displays and StarFire satellite receivers.


China imports soya bean from Brazil as tensions rise with US

China imports soya bean from Brazil as tensions rise with US

The world’s top soya bean importer, China, imported just over 5,93 million tons of the commodity from Brazil in April, compared with 5,79 million tons last year, according to data...
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