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    ProAgri ZM 78

    We are officially at the halfway point of 2022. As another year is speeding by, I know you are wondering how you got here; how time has moved this quickly. As we get lost in the hustle and bustle of life, we tend to forget to do the things that bring us joy. With the […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 33

    The year is certainly flying by with the speed of lightning. Snooze andyou will lose, is a lesson that many of us have learnt throughout our lives. In agriculture, before we know the winter has passed, and the spring arrives – bringing with it new growth and new life, which also gives us, in turn, […] More

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    ProAgri ZM 76

    What do farmers do during winter? We are firmly in the grips of the winter. Some regions might experience more severe cold fronts than others, but climatologists predicted a very cold winter. Certain stereotypes immediately come to mind when one thinks of the winter months. It’s not an off-season, that’s for sure. Many farmers say […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 32

    NAMPO is back, and it is back with a bang! NAMPO is the biggest agricultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.It attracts major role players and decision makers into one proverbial room, to engage on the health of the agricultural sector in South Africa. This year, NAMPO is back after being halted for the past two […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 31

    Food supply coming up short Just when the Covid-19 pandemic begins to recede, Russia invades Ukraine, with ripple effects felt around the world. Global crises such as the war between Russia and Ukraine, climate change, and the Covid-19 pandemic have also brought to the fore the vulnerability of food production systems and the food supply […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 75

    Improving the sustainability of crop production Implements and machinery are one of the core elements of a farming operation. According to Lux Research, an international research company specialising in technology innovation, in its recently published annual outlook report, ‘Foresight 2021: Top emerging technologies to watch’, the prominence of new technologies in agriculture is an indication […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 30

    Farm to fork Farming, the beginning of the food chain The origin of food products is in agriculture. New technologies and methods have been developed to greatly increase the variety of agricultural inputs available to farmers and enhance the productivity of farming. Consequently, farmers have a dual responsibility: to supply primaryagricultural products with acceptable evels […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 29

    Rain brings hope to farmers A valid claim made by the Oxford Business Report is that agriculture remains one of the most important sectors in the economies of many countries across Africa. Agriculture accounts for 14% of total GDP in sub-Saharan Africa, and most of the continent’s population is employed by the sector. Agriculture currently […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 28

    2022 a new year, a year of hope … A new year has arrived. Our way of thinking has changed a lot throughout the past two years. This year, I believe, is a year of hope; hope to restore your fields, to build your herd and recover financially. That is what farmers are currently experiencing […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 71

    Finally, we have come to the end of yet another challenging year. This year tested farmers in Africa and yet we are constantly reminded of the poet, Robert Frost, who said: “In three words I can sum up everything that I’ve learned about life: it goes on!” Through the challenges we face, one thing is […] More

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    ProAgri BNZ 27

    Finally, we have come to the end of yet another challenging year. This year tested farmers in Africa and yet we are constantly reminded of the poet, Robert Frost, who said: “In three words I can sum up everything that I’ve learned about life: it goes on!” Through the challenges we face, one thing is […] More

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    ProAgri Zambia 70

    Dear readers of ProAgri Zambia, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of ProAgri Zambia for which I have acted as Editor. Having grown up on a farm and being a farmer myself, I have always been enthusiastic about writing and the agricultural sector – what an incredible opportunity and […] More

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