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Maize planter calibration to improve your profitability

Importance of planter calibration In dry land farming, maize, soya and dry beans are major crops produced by the majority of farmers on a commercial or smallholder scale. Whether using

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SilverStreet Capital pours funds into ZAMSEED

Zamseed’s management team has revealed that they would be using the new funding from SilverStreet to revamp its processing plant in Lusaka and to significantly expand its research capability, vegetable

Tiger Animal Feeds and Tiger Chicks Supporting local farmers

Herman Nienaber, Chief Operating Officer at Tiger Animal Feeds started working at Tiger Animal Feeds in 2009, becoming COO in 2013, and brings his long-held passions for agriculture and nutrition

FES takes over BHBW Zambia

Malawian agricultural solutions company FES has acquired a stake in BHBW Zambia, an agricultural equipment supplier. FES intends to expand on the product range and replicate its successful business model

APPSA project brings joy to farmers in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia

Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa (APPSA) was a six-year project supported by the World Bank to promote a regional approach to agricultural technology generation and dissemination in three SADC

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Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation is Doubling Farmers’ Yields

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation programme would benefit 40 million farmers in the next five years, adding 120 million tonnes into the continent’s

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Farmers selling maize at giveaway price, ZNFU

Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has expressed concern over the decision by farmers who are reportedly selling their maize at give-away prices. ZNFU said the decision by some farmers in

Zambia’s crocodile farmers buoyed by Govt decision

With the Government suspending a 10 percent export duty, Zambia’s crocodile farmers are confident there will be an increase in investment, production and skin exports. The removal of the duty

FQMS CONSERVATION FARMERS PROJECT A BUMPER HARVEST

As the mining firm’s conservation farming project is quickly turning North-Western Province into Zambia’s food basket Farmers in Solwezi, Mushindamo and Kalumbila Districts of North-Western Province are projecting a bumper

ZAW advises maize farmers to guard against exploitative private buyers

The Zambia Alliance of Women has advised small-scale farmers to guard against exploitative private maize buyers. Executive director Edah Chimya said they should guard by not selling their maize before