GCbanner.jpg Grain Crops Division was established in 1981 in Potchefstroom in the North-West Province. Strategic and need driven research involves cultivar evaluation, plant breeding, improvement of crop quality, weed control, tillage, plant nutrition, water utilisation, plant pathology, entomology and nematology.  

​ ​ ​RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

​ ​SUMMER GRAINS​ ​​ ​​​O​IL AND PROTEIN SEEDS ​ ​ ​ ​
Maize
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Sorghum
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Cowpeas
Dry Beans
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Groundnuts
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Soybeans
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Sunflower
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NOW AVAILABLE ON:
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As quick warning measures and improved technologies are more at demand for improved maize production and food security, the ARC (Agricultural Research Council) is pleased to introduce the maize producers to the MIG - a new and improved mobile app that comprises of the latest collection of scientifically proven data on maize production, which can be easily downloaded for quick and updated information on the go.

The ARC (Agricultural Research Council) remains committed in providing the best technologies to the maize farmers and this can be seen in the delivery of the latest cultivar lists based on maize production region, as well as the testing of herbicides and pesticides available on the market to assist the farmers in making the best choice for best outcomes.

The MIG provides comprehensive and updated data on:

- Production
- Pests
- Diseases
- Weed Control
- Nematode Control
- Additional Resources

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CONTACT US

​​Postal Address:
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
Private Bag X1251
POTCHEFSTROOM
2520

​Physical Address:
114 Chris Hani Street
Agricultural Research Centre
Hendrik Schoeman & JPF Sellschop Buildings
POTCHEFSTROOM

​Enquiries:
Tel: +27 (0) 18 299 6100
Fax: +27 (0) 18 294 7146
Ms. Paballo Letlojane, 
Email: letlojanew@arc.agric.za
GPS Coordinates:

Hendrik Schoeman Building
Summer Grain Research & Administration
26°43'43.16"S - 27°04'47.71"E

JPF Sellschop Building Complex
Oil and Protein Research
26°44'09.95"S - 27°04'24.83"E