American agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO Corporation has recorded success at 150-hectare Future Farm in Zambia.
The company says the farm now features the full line of Fuse technologies.
Initiated with the aim to increase farm productivity and food security, the farm activities include crop demonstration plots and GSI grain storage and protein production units, provide training in agronomy and modern agricultural practices to farmers, equipment operators, and service people.
Following the success of the AGCO has announced that plans for a second Future Farm in French-speaking West Africa are underway.
In addition, AGCO’s has partnered with the international non-profit organization Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture, as part of the Corporation’s vision to transform African agriculture through inclusive, sustainable mechanization solutions.
“Our new Massey Ferguson Farm Mechanization Package, which consists of a tractor and multiple compatible implements, is aimed at farmers taking their first steps in mechanized agriculture.”
On another frontier, the AGCO’s annual Africa Summit brings together international leaders to share innovative approaches to further the development of the agricultural sector on the continent.