Grow for Gold National Yield competition a huge success.

The past season's Grow for Gold National Yield competition was a huge success. Agricol's AGSUN sunflower hybrids performed exceptionally well in the competition. Our flagship conventional sunflower hybrid AGSUN 8251 received 1st and 2nd place in the competition with a...

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The role of cover crops in soil health

The term ‘cover crops’ is inextricably linked to other terminology such as soil build-up, soil health, sustainable agriculture as well as conservation farming. Cover crops are the axis of or the most important aspect of any of these ideological approaches. However,...

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Lucerne (Medicago Sativa)

Lucerne is a Perennial Summer Legume which is well adjusted to perform in almost all areas of South Africa.  It is widely adopted but prefers deep, well drained soils with neutral to high PH. New technology cultivars breeded with special selection regarding...

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Hawer maak voervloeiprobleme iets van die verlede

Hawer (Avena sativa) is ‘n veelsydige kleingraan wat in die verlede grootliks vir die graanmark aangeplant is. Weens die gewas se goeie voedingswaarde, word dit deesdae grootliks as ‘n weidingsgewas aangeplant. Veeprodusente kan hawer, wat ‘n hoë voedingswaarde het en...

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Kanola kultivars wys hul staal

Agricol se kanola kultivarpakket het die afgelope seisoen weer wyd welslae behaal in die kanola-streek. Jan Botes, kanolagewasbestuurder by Agricol vertel van verskeie produsente se suksesverhale. Diamond, die juweel van die Agricol kanola pakket het in 2018 ’n...

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Over the past decade or so, sunflower has proven itself to be a competitive main crop when cultivated with other major crops. The arrival of high-yield sunflower hybrids on the South African market has changed the landscape in the sunflower industry somewhat....

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