RS Components, a global multi-channel supplier of industrial and electronic products and solutions, will join more than 700 exhibitors at this year’s Nampo Harvest Day.
The annual exhibition takes place over four days and showcases the latest advances in technology, equipment and tools for the benefit of the agricultural industry in South Africa.
Grain SA, the event organizer, received 425 new requests for exhibition space for Nampo Harvest Day 2019, which takes place May 14-17, 2019 in Bothaville.
Jannie de Villiers, CEO of Grain SA, said 775 exhibitors will showcase their products and services at the four-day event. He also added that Nampo has created opportunities for direct communication between suppliers of agricultural products and services and their users.
“The competitive advantage of agricultural suppliers depends on direct communication with the users of their products and services. The interaction between buyers and sellers stimulates innovation, improvement and modernization. It also gives producers the opportunity to compare products and prices, ”he said.
RS Components South Africa Managing Director Brian Andrew said presenting the company’s products and services to Nampo was a “natural fit” for the company. “We are in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and smart connected devices are becoming the norm – in our homes, offices, manufacturing and now even more in agriculture. By adopting technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), farmers can arm themselves with more detailed data about their farm and provide important information about the macro environment to help plan their crops more accurately to achieve a better return while eliminating risk. . RS offers a number of IoT devices and solutions that will help the agriculture industry on its journey to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The adoption of technology in agriculture also requires a variety of stakeholders to work together.
In a report prepared by Stellenbosch University for the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, as agricultural technology will translate into higher yields, lower costs and better nutritional value of food, the agricultural sector, the government and educational institutions work together.
The goal of Grain SA is to use Nampo as a platform to showcase the role of the commercial agriculture sector in South Africa and to highlight the country’s agricultural industry as a scientific and sophisticated economic sector that is committed to providing the nation with safe and affordable food.
Visitors can buy their tickets for NAMPO 2019 online at www.ticketpros.co.za.