See Monosem’s precision planter in action at the Royal Show

Arend Langer from Monotec, which manufactures and distributes Monosem precision planters from South Africa’s Western Cape Province, demonstrates the Monosem precision planting mechanism. You can see this planter in action at the Royal Show in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, which runs from 25 May to 3 June 2018. https://youtu.be/ssOaoaO0RLY  

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Mechanisation: How to choose a good planter

For a crop farmer, planting is probably the most important management activity. This article provides guidelines on how to choose a good planter. Let’s say you want to plant 40 000 maize plants per hectare at a depth of 50 mm and would like to fertilise it with granular 2:3:2…

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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.…

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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.

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