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Introduction to DFM Software

DFM Software Solutions, started in September 2000 by Dirk Friedhelm Mercker, (who has a BSc in Maths and Applied Maths, as well as Computer Science from the University Stellenbosch) manufactures and markets highly specialized end – user applications for the agricultural markets. With more than 22 years’ experience, DFM Software Solutions have been providing software support and hardware support for the last 16 years and currently employs 45 permanent staff in their manufacturing, support and sales teams. DFM Software Solutions also has a national network of agents throughout the country, making accessibility to clients that much more available.


Irrigation and Automation


Our Irrigation and Automation equipment can be implemented as one complete system or individual components as needed.

Probe Utilities

The continuous logging soil moisture probes developed by DFM Software Solutions are multilevel soil moisture content and temperature-logging devices.


MB4000 provides the farmer with an easy-to-use record keeping system that can produce records and reports easily as needed.

Weather Stations

A wireless weather station with a versatile sensor suite that combines our rain collector, temperature and humidity sensors and anemometer into one package.


DFM Personnel (Farmpro Payroll) is an easy-to-use, complete wage and salary solution that allows the user to effectively manage their payroll and staff related records.

PC Hardware Software

PC Hardware Software

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DFM lends a helping hand to a great organization in need

Although we are focused primarily on community upliftment and socio-economic development within the sector we operate in, we also understand the need for support when it comes to organizations such as the Animal Welfare Society in Stellenbosch too. In this regard, we gathered together some food for both cats and dogs that the shelter is in dire need of. More so, we respect the time and dedication that each volunteer and worker at the AWSS endures to make the lives of countless animals, all the more better. As such, we also donated money to sponsor the staffs year end function, in the hope that they too have some well-deserved R&R.

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