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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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Parthenon – a market leading broccoli

Parthenon once again showed why it is still one of the world’s leading broccoli varieties.  Parthenon’s excellent adaptability, reliability, quality and high yield potential make this variety the first choice for cool season production.  The exceptional...

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School Farm Project – Ghana

Sakata Seed Southern Africa is not only active within the borders of South Africa, but is touching life’s in countries as far as Ghana on the African continent. Sakata donated seeds to a School Farm Competition in Ghana where various schools compete...

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Merton* – the new kid on the block

Merton*, Sakata’s brand new cauliflower variety has shown outstanding performance in a demonstration trial that was done at Douglasvale Farm in the Eastern Cape.  It is important to note that Merton* is a warm season cauliflower and is suitable for spring, summer and...

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Parthenon delivers exceptional quality

Parthenon is well-known to broccoli producers for its exceptional quality and versatility.  Ruben Barnard, a vegetable producer in the George region, experienced just that when he recently harvested his broccoli, Parthenon field.  Parthenon is currently the industry...

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Nativa carrots for sweet success

Carrot Nativa is well known for its high quality, very uniform and smooth roots with its dark orange internal and external colour.  Anton Saaiman from Bainsvlei, Bloemfontein experienced these exact qualities when his Nativa crop were harvested in early May.  He also...

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