Cabbage day in Weenen

Cabbage day in Weenen

Sakata recently took part in a cabbage information day that was held in Weenen, KwaZulu Natal.  The cabbage day has become an annual event in the town of Weenen where local growers, nurseries, seed companies and other service providers get together to look at cultivar...
Sakata supports Namibia farmers

Sakata supports Namibia farmers

Sakata, in conjunction with Aqualand (Sakata’s distributor in Namibia) and Metson, recently held a series of Vegetable Workshops throughout the country of Namibia.  The first workshop was held at Ruacana and after a drive of a whole 450 km inland the team arrived for...
“Crazy Root” on your beetroot

“Crazy Root” on your beetroot

Many beet producers may have thought that their beet crop developed a mind of its own when it starts to produce some crazy, hairy roots with a beard-like appearance.  These symptoms can in actual fact be the result of a disease infection called Rhizomania or “Crazy...
Announcement

Announcement

Sakata Seed Corporation, of Yokohama, Japan, announces that they have acquired a minority interest in Van Egmond Lisianthus B.V., of Rijnsburg, The Netherlands. Sakata Seed Corporation is the world’s major breeder of Lisianthus cultivars, and Van Egmond Lisianthus...
Sampson stands strong in the Free State

Sampson stands strong in the Free State

Pumpkin, Sampson keeps up to its name as a very strong, vigorous grower.  Pumpkin producer, Kobus Jooste from Kresby (Pty) Ltd. Doringdraai Koppies in the Free State can vouch for this.  Kobus is still very satisfied with the outstanding quality of Sampson and with an...