LATEST NEWS

Take a look at our latest news and articles to find out what’s trending in the world of seed.

Another satisfied Sakata farmer

Jacques Taljaard, from Jacques Taljaard Familie Trust in Schweizer-Reneke has sent us a very exciting testimony on watermelon, Daytona.  According to Jacques the hawkers in his area are somewhat sceptical about buying watermelons this time of the year …  but, after...

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New butternut Titan* – living up to its name

Sakata is very excited about their latest butternut, Titan* that has been released the past season.  With higher yields and larger fruit, Titan* is an improvement on the well-known butternut, Atlas.   Extensive trial work has paid off and Titan* has already been...

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A Real Grandslam

Enoch Makhwelo, one of Sakata’s sales representatives happily posed for this picture with cabbage, Grandslam during Sakata’s Open days in February.  Enoch will vouch for the fact that Grandslam is one of the most trustworthy winter cabbage varieties in the...

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Sakata Seeds Open Day a Huge Success

In February, Sakata Seed Southern Africa opened their gates to the agricultural industry. From Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd commercial farmers from around the country made the trip to Sakata’s trial farm at the Sakata Head office in Lanseria,...

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Parthenon, the broccoli leader

Parthenon has proven itself once again!  Sakata producer Ruben Barnard, recently harvested an excellent quality crop on his farm in the George area.  Parthenon is well known for its exceptionally high yield potential and versatility.

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Quantum for quality butternuts

Sakata’s butternut range set new standards in the world of butternuts with a complete range of F1 hybrid butternuts.  The success of these varieties is based on high yield, internal quality, uniformity in size and shape and plant vigour.  Quantum is the...

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Beet Falcon make us proud

Sakata recently did some extensive trial work on beet in the Brits area.  Falcon, a very early maturing F1 hybrid showed excellent results in the trials.  The picture tells a thousand words about the outstanding performance of this beet variety.  Falcon’s...

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The next generation farmer

These youngsters give a new meaning to the term “young farmer”.  The two brothers are very keen to learn everything about farming from their father, Jaco Mouton.  Jano (left) who will only be in Gr RR next year and AJ (right) currently in Grade 1 already...

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