Do You Analyse Your Soil?

Arable farming is completely dependent on the health of the soil. Every year farmers grow crops which absorb vital nutrients and minerals from the soil. Once the crops are harvested the soil is at a nutrient and mineral deficit. The only way to determine the deficit...

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The Impact of Water Quality on Crop Protection

One of our clients once said that farmers don’t really farm with cultivars. Instead, he believes that farmers, farm with soil and water and without these two elements, cultivating crops commercially would be impossible. Ultimately, how well a farmer looks after the...

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This Is Why We Choose Remitto

This month we want to introduce you to two valued Remitto clients, Laurens Schlebush and Pierre van Eeden to find out why they choose Remitto as their preferred supplier of agri-chemicals.   Laurens farms in the Bloemfontein district with sunflowers, maize and...

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What Factors Currently Influence Pesticide Prices

Crop protection through the use of agricultural chemicals, play a vital part in the integrated disease management strategy that many commercial farmers apply for sustainable crop production and food security. Earlier this year, news that tighter environmental...

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Could Small Beetles Threaten South African Agriculture?

World-wide invasive species pose a significant threat to agriculture and food security. The recently detected Polyphagous Shot Hole Beetle (PSHB) currently poses a big threat not only to South African farmers but also our urban forests. The beetle was first detected...

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