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    EXEO Capital backs Zambian Foods distributor

    Africa-focused private equity manager, EXEO Capital, has announced an investment of USD 6,4m into Capital Fisheries – a market-leading Zambian food distributor that specialises in the cold-chain distribution of animal proteins. Concluded at the end of April 2018, the investment was made by EXEO Capital’s Agri-Vie Fund II – a private equity fund focused on […] More

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    SOIL: The farmer’s most important asset – PART 24: Soil classification (i)

    ProAgri Zambia acknowledges Grain SA for the use of this series which originally appeared in Afrikaans in SA Graan/Grain. In the previous two articles in this series, the soil formation factors and processes were discussed. With these factors and processes in action, it gives rise to a variety of chemical, physical and morphological characteristics. These […] More

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    Make more from your crops

    By Theresa Siebert, Petrus Britz, Pr Eng and Agrelek The protein extracted from soy beans is a very high quality protein and contributes significantly to muscle growth. It also increases the nutritional value of certain foods because it contains a complete amino acid profile. Moreover, it also reduces the changes of heart disease and the […] More

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    Spray to protect your crops

    Compiled by J Fuls (Pr Eng) It is always beneficial for a farmer to fully understand how all the tools and devices used on the farm work. First, better understanding means better operation and second, in the event of a breakdown the farmer often has to improvise to fix his equipment, especially when no spare […] More

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    Build a sheep farm with Bonnox

    Intensive and meticulous planning preceded Ian Wyeth’s move from town to a farm to take up sheep husbandry. One of the solutions that accompanied him was Bonnox. “For years, I have lived in the southern part of Pretoria and frequently passed the Bonnox factory,” he said. “Their name on the roof is visible from afar.” Bonnox […] More

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    Improve efficiency, increase capacity, boost profits: Seba Foods acquire benchmark GSI storage technology

    There are numerous benefits to the ability to store one’s own grain. A farmer can exert and experience a crucial sense of control when he can store his own grain. He can manage the treatment and storage of his grain in a way that best suits his requirements and purposes. His trucks does not have […] More

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    ETG Inputs Zambia Ltd: Look what Agritech Expo 2018 has to offer

    ETG Inputs Zambia Ltd is renowned for their huge contribution to Zambian agriculture and they will show great presence at the Agritech 2018 expo. They are part of the ETG Inputs Holding Co Ltd with its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In Zambia, the fertiliser and agricultural inputs representative of ETG is operating as […] More

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    Sheep farming made easy

    We thank the ARC Institute for Agricultural Engineering in South Africa who made their manual on sheep production and facilities available to the readers of ProAgri Zambia. Ventilation requirements Any building will exercise an influence on the relative moisture content, quality of the air, the temperature, as well as the amount and quality of light […] More

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    Winning with your cattle through winter

    Winter can be the most challenging time for the farmer, his cattle and his land. Not only is this the most challenging time, but it is also the most expensive due to the need for supplementary feeding. It is common practice to allow the cattle to graze maize stover which can be defined as the […] More

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    Advice from Tiger Feeds: Use all your senses to produce bright broilers

    The primary objective of broiler management is to achieve the required bird performance in terms of its live weight, feed conversion, uniformity and meat yield, within the existing economic constraints. True broiler farming requires positive and constant human interaction with the broiler and its environment. The broiler farmer must be constantly ‘in tune’ with, and […] More

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    Neria’s Investments Limited: Supplying the nation with quality inputs

    Farmers in Zambia do not only need good quality seed and fertiliser to succeed; they also need good advice, trusted support and a reliable supplier of these commodities. Neria’s Investments Ltd is a wholly owned Zambian agro-commodity trading company. They recognise the great potential for growth in the agricultural sector and have invested extensively to […] More

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    Royal Canin… Incredible in every way.

    A dog is a farmer’s right hand and has a very important job on the farm. A farmer needs his dog as a companion during those lonely hours in the field or as a vital partner in his security system. Some dogs are even regarded as skilled labourers in rounding up livestock. Dogs are also […] More

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