Machinery & Equipment

Some interesting developments

Nampo once again lived up to its reputation as the place to introduce new ideas and new technology. Joe Spencer reports.

Cultivating & planting

A wide variety of locally manufactured and imported cultivating and planting equipment was on display at Nampo. Joe Spencer reports.

Something from everywhere

As Nampo shows, when it comes to agricultural equipment, there’s a whole world to shop in. Joe Spencer reports.

Proudly South African

Local manufacturers compete successfully with international brands, especially when knowledge of local conditions affects the efficiency of machinery in the land. Joe Spencer reports.

Interesting inventions

The 2012 Boerepatente Kompetisie at the Nampo Harvest Day provided some answers with real commercial potential. Joe Spencer reports.

Ploughing a new furrow

In partnership with Grain SA and BKT, Tubestone presented a very successful introduction to competition ploughing at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day show. Joe Spencer reports.

Planters for CA farmers

Precision planter and air seeder specialists Theebo Tech showed more innovative planter concepts at this year’s Nampo Show. Joe Spencer reports.

Value for money

Older readers will recall the days when fruit and veggies, selected individually and placed into brown paper bags, were bought not only for flavour, but more so on price. In...

Seen at Bien Donne

A huge success, the 2012 Agri Cape Week showcased a wide range of agricultural equipment and attracted exhibitors from the global arena. Keith Grieve reports.

New kids on the block

With Lemken SA now fully operational, the German company’s products are available locally. Joe Spencer reports.

This tractor has Seoul!

With 75kW tractors becoming more popular, local farmers need look no further than South Korea’s TYM range. Joe Spencer reports.


Getting the overall picture of the performance of various tractor and implement combinations is now easier, thanks to the Telematics on Implements system from Claas. Joe Spencer reports.


apple tree

A century of perfecting apple growing in the Langkloof

The Zondagh family farm apples and pears in the Eastern Cape’s fertile Langkloof Valley. During a media tour to Matt Zondagh Estate, hosted by Tru-Cape, the Zondaghs spoke to Jeandré...

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