We are excited to announce that four brand new Agrico tautliners are on the road. These new additions to our fleet will further enhance our logistical capabilities and ensure that the optimal irrigation solution is making its way to you. Take alook at some photos of these behemoths!
Irrigation training is a cornerstone of our industry
Grethe Bestbier, Ivan Du Plooy
“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance”. How fitting are these words by Derek Bok, former president of Harvard University, when it comes to irrigation? We operate in an industry where small mistakes can have dire consequences for crops, businesses and livelihoods. This is why Agrico strongly believes in the importance of training and relevant accreditation of our irrigation designers nationwide.
This year, we have again chosen to support SABI via sponsorship in the roll-out of their irrigation short course at South African agricultural schools. As the Agrico team, we believe that supporting SABI in this way not only provides knowledgeable staff to the industry, but also introduces many young people to the dynamic field of agriculture. By focusing on schools, we hope that the training received will spark an interest for irrigation among our youth
“In today’s world continuous learning is a requirement for success in any field”, says Ivan Du Plooy, branch manager of Agrico Bellville. “With Agrico’s continued support of the SABI training programme, we fulfil a valuable role by helping to ensure the sustainable supply of expert personnel to the agricultural industry at large.”
At Agrico, we believe that every irrigation designer should challenge him or herself to complete the SABI course. Training and education is of immeasurable value to anyone pursuing a career in agriculture.
The course sets an industry standard for knowledge and service to ensure that every producer, farmer and client receives the best irrigation solution possible. It equips students to bring together the concepts of agriculture and form a holistic picture of a customer’s needs, in order to offer the best solutions.
Agrico aims to provide the best supporting environment for talented irrigation designers to work in. By taking care of such things as manufacturing, purchasing, distribution and administration, we empower irrigation designers to focus on the needs of their customers and the design of optimal irrigation systems. This means that they can be more productive, enjoy their work more, create more value for customers, and earn more money.
What a joy and privilege to be a part of the future of our industry! We believe that every person who successfully completes training with SABI has the knowledge and skills to make a positive difference in the lives of the South African people and the state of the country.
We are pleased to announce that Waterfall Irrigation in Robertson will be joining Agrico, with effect 1 November 2023. We intend to add value in Robertson by providing a complete product range, solid technical support and long term corporate stability.
We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Nedbank Commercial Banking, to offer you enhanced financing options for your new centre-pivot irrigation systems.
The rich soil of Norsa farm provides the perfect growing spot for pineapple. But with a significant height difference between the water source and crops, designing an efficient irrigation system is not a straightforward task. In 2016, Rhodes food group entrusted the irrigation giant Agrico to design an irrigation system for the cultivation of pineapples here.
The need to improve load capacity and mitigate energy costs was the primary catalyst behind the recent installation of a solar energy system near Ohrigstad. Agrico Tzaneen wanted to ensure their client Cor Cross enjoyed uninterrupted irrigation and minimal crop and yield losses. With some help, they pulled off a solar system which achieves exactly this.
Agrico lewer ’n verskeidenheid produkte, maar in ons hart is besproeiing die fokus. Dit is ook wat ons hierdie jaar gaan demonstreer by NAMPO Kaap, wat plaasvind 13 – 16 September 2023 in Bredasdorp. Kom maak ‘n draai en vra jou vrae. Ons sien uit om jou te help om jou optimale en mees doeltreffende besproeiingsoplossing te ontdek!