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Find the right supplier of fuels and lubricants for your farm

Find the right supplier of fuels and lubricants for your farm

Having the right energy partner is important to keep the wheels of any farming operation moving forward. Downtime on your tractor or planter means a loss of income and can seriously affect the viability of your business. Astron Energy has been supplying world-class fuels and lubricants to South African businesses for well over a decade. This makes it the ideal partner to work with farmers on solutions that cut costs, minimise downtime and maximise efficiency. 

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Built to overcome any challenge, prepared for any adventure

Built to overcome any challenge, prepared for any adventure

Live the Ranger Life in the new Ford Ranger XL 2.0L Double Cab – the perfect combination of toughness and comfort. Designed for adventurous go-getters who value rugged style and tough practicality, this versatile bakkie effortlessly transitions between work, family and leisure activities. With its intelligent features and impressive capabilities, you can rely on this robust vehicle to handle anything that comes your way.

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How to harvest without using a litre of diesel

How to harvest without using a litre of diesel

On a scorching hot day in a stiflingly warm hall, Petrus Claasen van Eeden, a farmer from Harrismith, had the audience at African Farming’s sister magazine Landbouweekblad’s 2024 regenerative agriculture conference in Reitz on the edge of their seats with his “harvesting without using any diesel”.

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UFS research supports role of conservation agriculture in fighting climate change

UFS research supports role of conservation agriculture in fighting climate change

According to the initial findings of a study conducted by Dr Jerry Dlamini, a lecturer and researcher specialising in agronomy at the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences, University of the Free State (UFS), conservation agricultural practices, such as legume rotation and no-till practices, can potentially reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions, especially highly radiative gases like nitrous oxide.

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