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Cargill injects US$20 million into animal nutrition project

Cargill animal nutritionCargill Animal Nutrition has announced that it is investing an estimated US$20mn in a South African facility

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AGCO to invest US$100 million in Africa

Massey Ferguson tractorAGCO will invest US$100mn in Africa within the next three years as the farm equipment manufacturer shifts its focus towards commercial farming 

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Rotating debris out of irrigation water

Riverscreen mainAs with many other farmers, Bob Wietharn had a real problem. He irrigated from a river so shallow that he could usually wade across it, but the nozzles of his centrepivots kept clogging up with debris sucked up through the system

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Massey Ferguson wins tractor of the year awards

Tractors MF3600Massey Ferguson has received two tractor of the year 2013 finalist awards on the launch day of the EIMA Show in Bologna, Italy, for the MF 3770S in the ‘specialized’ category and for the MF7626 Dyna-6 in the ‘open field’ class

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Water availability crucial factor for assessing African investment opportunities

Ghana water availabilityForeign investors engaged in biofuel and food crop production should assess opportunities for foreign agricultural investment in terms of water availability, according to Tim Williams from the International Water Management Institute

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