Small-scale farming implements at the biggest farming show in Africa

Here are a few agricultural implements for small-scale operations exhibited at the annual Nampo Harvest Day at Bothaville in South Africa. Prices are rounded-off and include Value Added Tax. Zambian Kwacha prices were calculated from the exchange rate at the time of publishing, and exclude any transport or export costs.…

Continue Reading Small-scale farming implements at the biggest farming show in Africa
Small-scale farming implements at the biggest farming show in Africa
A small 14 row disc plough selling at R62 260 (K45 000) through Southtrade. Enquiries: Southtrade, tel. +2721 981 6044.

Harvesting cabbages 50% faster with this smart device

Deon Both, a mechanical engineer from Patensie in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has built a useful implement that can harvest cabbages 50% faster than if it is done manually. Based on an American design, the implement has been adapted for South African conditions. We got an exclusive preview…

Continue Reading Harvesting cabbages 50% faster with this smart device
Harvesting cabbages 50% faster with this smart device
The implement as seen from behind while harvesting cabbages.

Place your phosphate with hand fertiliser

A new hand-held implement makes it possible for small-scale farmers to place phosphate deeper into the soil, where the root system can benefit from it. Michris Janse van Rensburg has designed and made a hand-held implement to add to a line-up of hand-held tools and implements for small-scale farmers. “I…

Continue Reading Place your phosphate with hand fertiliser

End of content

No more pages to load