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AgriCOTE® Coated seed with added nutrition for improved seedling survival and protection against insects and fungi.

AgriCOTE® is an unique coating around the seed that aids the seed during establishment by providing added nutrition and protection against insects and damping-off. AgriCOTE® will provide better seed-to-soil contact needed for successful establishment.

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Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredient, talks about the business and the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredient, talks about the business and the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He says one of their biggest challenges was the change to port and rail activity, with how it impacted transporting products across the country.

Since introducing long fallows I have seen a noticeable improvement in soil health and increased cane yields. I use my cover crops as grazing and food for my stud herd. The mixes I use promote diversity in the soil, as well as in the animals’ diets.”

I am cutting record yields for my farm and the only major change I have made to the operation is the inclusion of cover crops. I have only found positives in cover cropping – no negatives.”

Including pulses in your diet will protect you against a number of illnesses. It addresses global malnutrition, due to low cost and nutritional value.”

I find that long fallows allow me to produce quality-certified seed cane, which does not affect the profitability of the fields. Cover crops have reduced the soil compaction, making my soils more easily workable.”

Katie, an all-rounder superstar, at AGT Foods Africa Seed Laboratory

The Laboratory was established more than 35 years ago.  It was one of the first registered private laboratories in South Africa.  It operates strictly according to ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) rules and all seed must comply with the quality as prescribed by the South African Seed Act.

As senior seed analyst, Katie Smith prides herself in delivering the highest standard of testing, to ensure that the Purity and Germination of seed is of the best quality.

Katie has once again excelled in the test for Seed Identification, performed by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.  She received 98% in this recent exam!

Katie has in the present and past proved to be one of the top performers in her field in South Africa.

Well done, Katie, we are proud of you!  Thank you for always keeping the  AGT Foods Africa Seed Laboratory one of the best in South Africa.

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