Agrico - Irrigation specialists
Extensive irrigation expertise under one roof
For more than 100 years, Agrico has been faithfully serving growers all over the continent by providing them with the best technical solutions, irrigation systems and components, as well as ongoing support.
As the largest irrigation supplier in southern Africa, Agrico embodies depth of knowledge and experience, with extensive design capabilities and first-class service. More than 30 branches with walk-in stores stock an extensive range of quality and well-priced irrigation components.
We also complete turnkey irrigation projects all over the continent, delivering reliable and customised irrigation systems that make the most of the available resources.
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Agrico - Irrigation supplies and components
Your one-stop shop for irrigation supplies and components
More than 30 branches with extensive stock provide you with the widest range of irrigation supplies and components for your irrigation system. From emitters and sprinklers to pipes and valves, we keep each and every part of the irrigation system under one roof.
Explore our extensive offering of irrigation supplies.
Get high-quality irrigation pipes manufactured in-house as well as pipes from other top producers for seamless water transportation.
Protect your irrigation system with the best filtration to prevent clogging and other issues.
Achieve exceptional water distribution and save water with high-quality sprinklers and spray heads for your irrigation system.
Enjoy efficient irrigation, uniform wetting and years of service from our sturdy and durable Agrico centre pivots, now also available with Agrico Web Control for remote control.
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Agrico - Irrigation projects
Turnkey irrigation projects in Africa
With extensive design capabilities and great passion, we complete start-to-finish irrigation projects throughout Africa.
Our projects offer elegant irrigation solutions, using only the best components and technology. At Agrico, our mission is to provide you with a design that achieves the optimal use of your available water and energy resources.
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Remote and precise irrigation with Agrico Web Control
Agrico Web Control offers real-time monitoring and automation of your irrigation system from any smart device.
Our innovative software provides multiple farming benefits, from water and energy savings to precise pressure control via internet-based control systems. Manage pivots, control your pumps and effortlessly monitor overall performance.
Find out more about Agrico Web Control, the smart irrigation solution.
Agrico - Irrigation systems and solutions
There is no such thing as the best irrigation system
There is only the best irrigation solution for the situation at hand. At Agrico, we specify the irrigation system to suit the purpose best. We align your farm’s objectives, curating irrigation solutions to suit a wide variety of commercial applications.
We provide commercial and controlled irrigation systems for clients and farms across southern Africa, and keep stock of a wide range of irrigation components such as valves, pump sets, pipes, fittings and much more.
Make the most of your available resources with a customised and optimised irrigation system to help you farm more efficiently. Learn more about our water-wise irrigation systems below.
Centre pivot irrigation systems
Agrico is synonymous with centre pivots. We have spent decades perfecting our centre pivot systems to bring you advanced and reliable machines that you can trust. With a sturdy structure, extra-thick galvanising, optimal nozzle spacing and long spans, Agrico centre pivots deliver water efficiently and increase yields.
Drip and micro-irrigation systems
Drip irrigation and micro-irrigation systems provide moisture to the surface or subsurface of your medium via drippers, sprinklers, foggers, pipes or other emitters. Our drip and micro-irrigation systems save water and improve plant health. We work closely with market-leading manufacturers of drip and micro-irrigation components to offer the perfect system for your crops, applying the ideal droplet size at a low pressure, correct rate and appropriate height.
Agrico - Vision
Growing long-term relationships through irrigation
Agrico is your partner in irrigation.
We strive to always act in your best interest, not ours. We provide you with a specialised irrigation solution that meets your farming needs and goals, supporting you on your way to success.
At Agrico, we are devoted to understanding your needs and providing the best technical solutions with ongoing support. That is why we take the time to get to know you, your farm and resources, challenges and opportunities.
With a large team of agricultural, engineering and industrial specialists, we have the in-house expertise to help you make the best decision for your crops.
Tell us about your irrigation system needs - we’d love to help!
Agrico has multiple branches throughout southern Africa
We provide commercial irrigation solutions for a wide variety of farms growing a wide variety of crops. Your nearest Agrico agent can provide the necessary information, advice and support you will need to make informed decisions about your irrigation strategy. Get in touch with us today.
Frequently asked questions
Irrigation broadly refers to the process of supplying water to an intended target, such as land and crops to facilitate growth.
Irrigation can be used in a commercial, industrial or recreational context and involves a range of components and irrigation systems to ensure water is delivered in a controlled manner from a source for an intended purpose.
An irrigation solution refers to a tailor-made irrigation system that fulfils your growing or landscaping needs. Such a solution incorporates a collection of equipment, components and technology that work together across the area of operations to distribute water efficiently.
There are many types of irrigation solutions and systems including drip and micro-irrigation, centre pivot irrigation and sprinkler irrigation systems. Different systems are optimally suited for different farming applications depending on many factors such as crop, climate, soil type, topography and available resources.
Controlled irrigation is a general term that refers to a system that maintains the desired level of moisture for crop growth, with or without the need for a human operator. Control systems come in many forms, from simple solutions to more advanced controlled irrigation systems that use smart technology or software for remote and automatic control.
An irrigation system is designed by taking into account many factors such as the crop or plants to be irrigated, the climate, soil type, available water, and applying knowledge about the available solutions to the situation.
In most cases there is an important trade-off to be made between up-front costs and operating costs. For example, installing larger pipes may save enough energy to justify their higher initial cost.
Smart irrigation refers to irrigation that is controlled by, or relies on, autonomous modern digital infrastructure for operation, analysis and maintenance.
The owner of a smart irrigation system may be able to access it via the cloud and control various facets of the system while monitoring key performance indicators provided by the digital platform.
Smart irrigation can provide a range of benefits, from water savings and cost savings to autonomous scheduling.