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    Starting young nursing lambs on Novatek feed

    by Wiehan Visagie Lambing in the dry season in Zambia is certainly a challenge, especially if it is during a drought period. The effect of drought causes the ewes to reach lambing at a lower condition score and even if farmers feed more supplements, the ewes struggle to produce sufficient milk to achieve good lamb […] More

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    AGCO Retail Finance Partnership accommodates needs of Zambia farm sector to finance farm machinery

    AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has established a Retail Finance Partnership to support Zambian farmers in the purchase of farm equipment. Launched at AgriTech, Zambia’s outdoor agriculture expo, the new partnership between AGCO, its national distributor BHBW Zambia Limited and the Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc […] 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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    Latest livestock services, farming innovations and skills training at Agritech Expo

    A strong focus on livestock, live equipment demonstrations, nethouse and aquaculture showcases and free AgriTEACH interactive training workshops are just some of the exciting, new features that will be available to experience to the more than 22 000 visitors that are expected at the fifth Agritech Expo Zambia exhibition at Chisamba from 12-14 April 2018. […] More

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    International pavilions at Agritech Expo Zambia confirm Zambia’s agri potential for global suppliers

    What makes the agricultural sector in Zambia exciting? “Simply said, almost endless possibilities” replies H.E. Mr. Timo Olkkonen, the Ambassador of Finland to Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The Finland country pavilion is one of several international pavilions at the upcoming, multi-award winning Agritech Expo Zambia, returning to Chisamba from 12-14 April for the fifth time. […] More

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    The new season is in full swing and serious farmers are occupied by their crops, which need to be nurtured and checked regularly. Most of the maize should be above shoulder height already and the soy beans are forming canopies. The FISP-system is causing many farmers serious headaches. In the Kalomo district, farmers were let […] More

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    Agritech Expo Zambia wins third prestigious AAXO ROAR Trade & Consumer Exhibition Award

    The iconic farming expo in Chisamba, Agritech Expo Zambia, won its third AAXO ROAR (Respect, Opportunities, Achievement, Recognition) Award in Johannesburg earlier this month. The ROAR* Awards honoured excellence in the exhibition and events industry on the continent during 2017. The awards are organised by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO). For the second […] More

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    KCM plc announces partnership to implement scalable agribusiness alongside its copper mining operations in Zambia

    Konkola Copper Mines plc (“KCM”), a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, has joined forces with AFGRI Agri Services, part of AFGRI Group Holdings, and ImpactAgri (Holdings) Ltd to develop agribusiness in Chililabombwe, Zambia. Speaking at the launch of the initiative, KCM CEO Steven Din said: ‘KCM is one of Zambia’s leading mining companies, but our […] More

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    Generator or solar: You can depend on non-stop power with Saro

    Electricity is one of the most basic needs of the modern human being. In sophisticated farming, electricity is rapidly becoming a more vital necessity and for continuous production, back-up power is a must. In 2007, Saro Agro established a standalone power department which covers the whole power needs spectrum. They’ve become so popular that they […] More

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    Zambia drives Toyota: Don’t stay behind!

    Nenad Predrevac, National Sales & Marketing Manager of Toyota Zambia, told ProAgri’s Du Preez de Villiers at Agritech that Toyota’s market share in new vehicles is 45%, and 60% of all vehicles sold are from the Toyota family. Toyota has been in Zambia for more than 50 years, since 1963. Toyota Zambia is an official […] More

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    Omnia offers support to make farming profitable

    Omnia actively pursues the science of growing all over the globe, but also in Zambia. The quest for growth and support to farmers were the reasons for Omnia’s presence at the recent Agritech Expo. “Some of the days were better than others, but in general the Agritech Expo attracted many people. We had a lot […] More

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    Farmers: Saro provides what you need

    One of the most trusted agricultural partners exhibiting annually at the Agritech Show is the Zambian based Saro Group with its head office in Lusaka and four branches in the main agricultural growth regions around Livingstone, Mpongwe, Kitwe and Mkushi. Calvin Salah, Marketing Manager, spoke to Du Preez de Villiers at their impressive stand with […] More

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