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    Eulogy to Manie Maritz

    Born:  5 April 1925 Passed away:  19 April 2018 93 Years Manie Maritz was a true Legend. He was an undeniable pioneer in the history of Brahman breeding in S.A.  His passion for Brahman cattle, the complete breed was renowned. His wrestling accomplishments already started at school and in 1946 he became the Amateur Heavyweight […] More

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    African distribution network places CUMMINS in a league of its own

    With Cummins being one of the largest genset manufacturers worldwide, it is able to provide customers with a broad range of power solutions. Moreover, it differentiates itself from many of its competitors due to its robust distribution network. Cummins owns its distribution channels in many key African markets, or has very strong joint venture (JV) […] More

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    Crop Tour Event

    By Darren Goebel, Director Agronomy and Farm Services – AGCO Corporation AGCO has the fortune of having great customers and dealers all over the world. Africa is no exception. You may have heard about the Future Farm we have in Zambia, focused on bringing new technology and agronomic knowledge to the region. But that’s not […] More

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    Bayer commits to provide innovative vector control solutions to help eradicate malaria by 2040

    On 19 April 2018, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, Bayer joins with members of the agriculture industry – BASF, Mitsui Chemicals, Sumitomo Chemical Company and Syngenta – to pledge its ongoing support to the research, development and supply of innovative vector control solutions, to help eradicate malaria by 2040. The industry […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 28

    Land reform is a hotly debated issue in Southern Africa. Even Zambia recently got onto the bandwagon with draft legislation in which significant land reform is proposed. This will change the ownership scene of land drastically. In Zambia, the attitude towards commercial farmers is normally very positive and there is a good chance that government […] More

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    Treat your Cruiser at N1 4×4

    A farmer and his Land Cruiser are inseparable. That’s why it’s necessary to spoil your faithful workhorse every now and then with accessories and enhancements to make farming even more enjoyable. N1 4×4 is your all-encompassing Toyota utility store that also sells new and used spare parts. Their technicians are ready to rebuild your engine […] More

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    Gundle makes plastic work for the farmer

    The right place to obtain all farming aids made of plastic is Gundle. Gundle manufactures plastic silage covers, packaging for dairy bags and vegetable bags, linings for earth dams and many more. Greenhouse plastic “Gundle’s best-known product among the farmers is our greenhouse plastic, called Evadek. We also have a Durasol range,” says Rudi Jansen […] More

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    GSI and AGCO’s powerful power generator will never let you down

    Uninterrupted, reliable availability of electricity is indispensable for most farms. Power failures can lead to costly production losses. Therefore, the farmer’s right hand nowadays is a reliable generator that takes over when Eskom fails. The perfect machine for this is the AG diesel power generator that can be used as main supply or for standby […] More

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    Dekalb brings the farm to NAMPO… and sends a useful gift back

    Everyone who grew up on a farm knows the useful old kôkôk – the can or large bucket with the handle with which anything from water to pig feed and tomato seedlings can be carried. Monsanto’s people still knows the farmer’s heartbeat and what useful farm gift a solid kôkôk can be. Therefore, they gave […] More

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    AgriTECH Expo to run as scheduled

    The Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) and its partners wish to convey to the Union’s general membership, stakeholders, sponsors, exhibitors, the media and all interested parties that the Agritech Expo will be held as planned at the Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) in Chisamba from 12th to 14th April 2018. His Excellency the President […] More

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    Agritech Expo Zambia partners with well-known online agri community: Small Scale Farmers Facebook Group

    The active online agri community called the Small Scale Farmers – Farming as a Business – on Facebook will have a strong presence as official partners of the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia in Chisamba this year. The outdoor farming exhibition returns for the fifth time to Chisamba from 12-14 April and is expected to attract […] More

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    Kulani Machaba elected to the Board Of Directors of AFTSA

    On the 1st of March 2018, Kulani Machaba, Regulatory Leader of Corteva Agriscience™, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont ™, Africa and Middle East was appointed to join the board of directors of the African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA). AFSTA’s stated objectives are to promote the trade in quality seeds; strengthen communication with African seed industries […] More

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