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Our recent interaction with winter wheat farmers in various parts of the country has been quite encouraging. In the major producing province, Western Cape, the crop has matured and generally in good shape with expectations of good yields in most regions – all thanks to rainfall received in the past couple of weeks.

Irrigation control has long been part of the picture for most operations. The ability to start and stop a pivot with your cellphone isn’t news; but having an expert system on board to help manage irrigation needs most efficiently is the newest innovation. Valley Irrigation rolled out a range of new tools aimed at enhancing farm water use during the fall farm show season. 

The overseas citrus season is just about to end and there is a slow shift to products from Spain. A German importer of citrus fruit from overseas reviews the past season: "There are still stocks from South Africa, Argentina and Uruguay and sometimes Chile, but most supermarket supplies will be sold this or next week."




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