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Multicote Agri proves to be the winning recipe for potato during heavy rainfall

Learn how during heavy rainfall in South Africa, haifa's Multicote Agri offered greater nutrient availability to the crop.

By: Gerrit Burger, Haifa RSA

Having too much rain is seldom a problem for South African farmers, especially in this corner of the Kalahari, with an annual long-term average of only 450 mm/ year. However, during 2018, this specific farm in Vryburg received over 250 mm rainfall during the first three weeks April, to coincide with the critical tuber initiation/ flowering stage of their potatoes crop.