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Farmers Urged To Take Advantage Of High Tomato And Vegetable Prices

ruits and Vegetable farmers in Chavuma district of North Western Province have been urged to take advantage of the ever-increasing prices for tomatoes and vegetables to make good money. Speaking

Collect your seed now – cotton association

THE Zambia Cotton Ginners Association (ZCGA) has urged farmers to start collecting seed from ginning companies in readiness for the the 2015/16 farming season. ZCGA executive secretary Bourne Chooka said

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Synergies crucial to aquaculture growth’

AQUACULTURE Development of Zambia (ADAZ) says creating synergies in the value chain among fish farmers will spur economic growth in the sector. ADAZ chairperson Fisho Mwale said the association will

York Farm to increase flower cultivation

ork Farm Zambia intends to increase its rose flower production from the current six to eight hectares to meet the high demand for the commodity. York Farm says there is

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High Cost of Feed Causes Low Day Old Chick Sales

The high cost of feed has made farmers reduce their day old chick orders. This is according to day old chick agents who further added that this period is normally

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Maize open border policy can benefit economy – IAPRI

report released by the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) recently revealed that the maize open border policy does not make Zambia food-insecure but instead, will help expand its market

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Ross Breeders Zambia Launch Supreme Chicken Abattoir

oss Breeders Zambia officially opened the doors to its state of the art poultry abattoir called Supreme Chicken on the 29th of September 2015. The Supreme Chicken abattoir is one

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Massey Ferguson launches new entry-level tractors and implement range for Africa and Middle East

LUSAKA, Zambia, Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO, is introducing a new range of 50hp-85hp tractors for selected African and Middle East markets. This latest move will further strengthen

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State promotes safe use of agrochemicals for efficiency and growth

he Zambian Government promotes the safe use of agrochemicals to bring about efficiency and growth that will result in increased productivity in the smallholder market. Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Julius

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Agro and food-processing plant set to boost 3, 000 farmers

An agro and food-processing plant is expected to open in Livingstone, the tourist capital of Zambia, at the end of this month. It is anticipated that the plant will create