Technology

Forage harvester’s efficiency drives profitability

Improved forage harvesting technology drastically enlarges the silage surface area. This improves the product, benefitting farmers and harvesting contractors, says Stehan Cloete.

John Deere is keeping it SMART

The John Deere SMART campaign is using the brand’s renowned machines, hands-on training and its huge dealer network to help new era farmers profit from mechanisation.

Ford Raptor: tough as nails, smooth as silk

Ford expects its Ranger Raptor to set the benchmark in the 4x4 pickup sector. Sabrina Dean travelled to Goerapan, Northern Cape, for the vehicle’s launch in South Africa.
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John Deere delivering real solutions in real time

With full aftermarket service and rapid response times, John Deere ensures peace of mind for farmers.
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Multispray sprayers: versatile, efficient, and easy to use

Multispray manufactures and imports a wide spectrum of water spraying systems for the agricultural sector, and for any institution or business that requires a spraying solution.

The race to commercialise the first driverless tractor

A number of autonomous agricultural machinery concepts have been revealed at international agricultural shows in recent years, and several are in the testing phase. The question is, when will this equipment become commercially available?

New Holland in Africa

Farmers from countries in East and Southern Africa recently had the opportunity to learn more about a wide range of farm machinery manufactured by New Holland when the company hosted a training camp in Nairobi.
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The new John Deere 6B Series tractors

Looking for a simple, reliable, mid-sized and cost-effective tractor? The all-new 6B Series of tractors by John Deere ticks all these boxes, and has been tested extensively across Africa under the harshest conditions. It will be available in South Africa from July.
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Harvesting power: John Deere C120

The C120 combine is versatile enough to meet the most diverse harvesting requirements, and powerful enough to ensure consistent high-speed operation under the toughest conditions.
The Keenan MechFiber365

The Carbon Trust honours Keenan

Keenan has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for offering livestock farmers feed mixer machinery and software solutions that can help them reduce their on-farm carbon footprint, while enhancing production and profitability.
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Kubota balers now in South Africa

Kubota’s BF 3255 RN and RNT fixed-chamber balers are built to perform under the toughest conditions. The unique chamber design guarantees good output of challenging crops, while the 17 ribbed rollers ensure a high bale rotation speed for the best bale shape and capacity.
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Spend less time managing your equipment!

Keep track of your machinery inventory, identify each machine, track the engine hours and carbon footprint, produce a workday log and more with Husqvarna Fleet Services.

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