30% productivity improvement with GPS Scanners
Labour can account for 1/3rd or more of production cost. These young entrepreneurs noticed that labour is a resource than can improve in efficiency with the help of precision technologies
‘We don’t do anything fancy. We adapt’ – table grape contest winner
The winner of this year’s table grape competition in the Olifants River region, Morné Paxton, spoke to Glenneis Kriel about shade nets and choosing the right grape varieties for export.
BUDDIES TURN FARM PROBLEM INTO AFRICAN TECH COMPANY
Today, Adagin Technologies serve more than 100 agricultural clients across Africa. Not many people know, though, that it all started when founder FG Adriaanse faced a real-life problem on the family farm
From simple student hustle to successful agritech company
When FG Adriaanse designed a solution to a problem on the family farm while doing his Masters in Logistics at Stellenbosch University, little did he know the project would develop into what is now a fully-fledged agritech innovation company serving…
Credible data on worker productivity releases farmers from onerous policing
FG Adriaanse and JD Naudé, the managing directors of Adagintech at the Stellenbosch LaunchLab, spend hours discussing what it is that farmers really want of a digital management system in the field and in the packhouse.
Adagin is managed by a dynamic young team who has an acute understanding of the needs of the primary producer. They bring their technical and agricultural experience and have taken the time to understand our needs as producer. Their products and services has had a very positive impact on our business, and we look forward growing and improving the relationship with them in the future.
“After installing the Smart-Weigh scales, we managed to pack 14% more cartons than the previous season and working 22% less overtime. This helped to keep our personnel, mostly mothers, rested out and motivated for their work by coming home to their families on time during our peak season”
Great products! We improved productivity in the packhouse, and our harvesting teams improved productivity with 25%. We love the traceability the product offers from orchard to packhouse. Best support ever!”