December 6, 2018

Lucerne: A massive export market for ‘green gold’

The Lucky Valley farm, just outside of the Northern Cape, makes use of roughly 1 200ha for irrigation cropping of various crops. The planting of lucerne serves as a good source of income for at least three-quarters of a year.
December 6, 2018

Agri Writers SA acknowledges outstanding achievements in agriculture

Rovic Leers was proud to be one of the main sponsors at this year's Agricultural Writers SA event, held in Stellenbosch on Friday the 16th of November. Every year Agricultural Writers SA celebrates the hard work and success of commercial farmers, emerging farmers in commercial agriculture, as well as agriculturists.
December 6, 2018

Farmers welcome sharp decline in fuel prices

The price decrease of 92c per liter for diesel comes as welcome news to farmers around the country, particularly those crop producers who have not planted yet. Fanie Brink, independent economist, says that this could help maize farmers save an average of R74 per hectare while planting.