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ICAR accolades international certification to ARC

The International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR) has awarded Agriculture Research Council (ARC) with a renewed certificate of quality following an audit conducted. Juho Kyntaja, a technical auditor from ICAR

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Evonik launches a nutrition school programme

School of Animal Nutrition training programme has been propelled for Evonik customers to attain top performance and success with the least environmental effect. The launch of this new science based

Drought hits SA’s Free State

South Africa’s Free State has issued a declaration notice to all municipal managers informing them about the pending drought disaster in the area. Francois Wilken, Free State Agriculture (FSA) president

Livestock products imports worry government

As plans to streamline the importation of mechanically deboned meat continue, government has expressed unease on increased meat imports. Michael Katambo, the fisheries and livestock minister revealed that volumes of

Fisheries, livestock statistics collection starts

Comprehensive livestock and aquaculture census has kicked off to update the country’s database following two decades without records. Michael Katambo, the minister of fisheries and livestock said preparations for project

Artificial insemination to increase livestock population

Livestock specialist says the ongoing countrywide Artificial Insemination (AI) programme will drastically improve Zambia’s cattle population Speaking at a farmer information workshop held at Lusaka’s Czech Centre of Excellence, an

K30 million for animal diseases control campaign

Veterinary services department has announced intentions to intensify implementation of animal disease control measures, rehabilitation and construction of new dip tanks. Dr. Yona Sinkala, Director of veterinary services said the

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Insurance man takes unique path in quail farming, and he’s winning

David Chifuna (40), a Lusaka-based insurance underwriter, is successfully farming quail as a sideline business. It is not unusual for Zambians to run a part-time business while they work a

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A quiet agricultural revolution

“Holistic land management takes root in Zambia” It’s still early days, but something quite remarkable is happening in certain agricultural lands in Zambia. It is already protecting grazing lands, reducing

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Kalahari Red Goats scoop several awards in Botswana

Botswana’s farming enterprise – Bushra Kalahari Reds has emerged the most victorious throughout this year’s season of agriculture and farming shows. The enterprise has collected accolades at district shows held