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    Pigs prosper with Zambian Pig Genetics

    by Jaco Cilliers Passionate pig farmers will walk miles to obtain the right genetics, but Zambian Pig Genetics walked the extra mile with their presence at the recent Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia Show in Lusaka. Their stand in the livestock area drew farmers and pig enthusiasts who wanted to learn more about this […] More

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    Vehicles you can rely on: Drive a Nissan for life

    The Nissan brand is so versatile, you can pick a Nissan as your life partner. Nissan offers you a vehicle in your student years, up to the day you need to buy a big workhorse for your farm. When the wife and kids arrive, Nissan also offers many family vehicles to choose from. They manufacture […] More

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    SEEDCO: Seeding, feeding and leading in Africa

    After 80 years of dedicated service to agriculture in Africa, SeedCo is still living up to their mission statement of breeding, seeding, feeding and leading, says Adrian Chibanga, SeedCo’s Chief Agronomist in Zambia. They are the leading suppliers of genetic technology to farmers in Africa, as proven once again by their exhibit at the recent […] More

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    ACSZ Show Lusaka

    by Jaco Cilliers Zambian farmers flocked to the recent ACSZ Show to see what various companies had on offer to make their lives easier and their farms more profitable. Even the president of Zambia attended this special event. The Zambian military entertained the people with demonstrations and there were loads to choose from in terms […] More

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    Die kuns van kunsmistoediening: FERTASA-konferensie

    deur Jaco Cilliers Boere moet seker maak dat hulle die regte tipe kunsmis en aanvullers vir hulle spesifieke grond toedien om winsgewend te wees. Wanneer die grondmonsters geneem en getoets word moet boere ook seker maak dat die laboratoriums op standaard is. Die is een van die sterk boodskappe wat hierdie jaar oorgedra is by […] More

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    Inaugural AGCO Agriculture Foundation Award presented for innovative solution to rural community unemployment in South Africa

    The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) Award goes to the Bahle Zondo Foundation (BZF) for its innovative solutions in addressing rural unemployment. The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) (, a private entity with the strong commitment to providing a holistic approach to the global prevention and relief of hunger through impactful initiatives and sustainable agricultural development, today […] More

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    Vaccinate in time: Lumpy skin disease is a socio-economic threat

    There is no treatment available for lumpy skin disease (LSD). Only the symptoms can be relieved at a very high cost. A farmer has to be vigilant and move regularly amongst his cattle to pick up any early signs of LSD. The other, smarter option is to vaccinate in advance. We thank the Department of […] More

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    Broiler production: Best approach for great results

    by Given Hamanungu (Technical Advisor) AIM: To promote early development of feeding and drinking behaviour, which will allow the target body weight profile to be achieved with maximum uniformity. Broiler genetic progress has steadily improved economic performance over the last ten years. One component of this is growth potential, which has increased each year by […] More

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    Innovative solutions by Afriq Water for the irrigation farmer

    Profound insight in the circumstances farmers have to face, was instrumental in compelling Afriq Water to design cost-effective irrigation solutions for any farmer growing his/her own vegetables for domestic use to get a foothold in irrigation farming. “With the specialised crops we have today, and with the irrigation methods required by the various individual crops, […] More

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    Novatek ensures quality behind the scene

    by Wilson Kasongo en Bruce Chama The animal feed industry is now, more than ever, focusing on good manufacturing practices. Therefore, the sourcing of high quality and safe raw materials is becoming ever so important. At Novatek Animal Feeds, the procurement and technical team ensures that all raw materials and ingredients sourced for feed production […] More

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    New FUSO models extend the range

    FUSO Trucks, a part of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa has added four new models to its successful line-up and has facelifted five of its existing models with new significant and technologically advanced features. The new models are the FI12-170, the FJ18-280S (short wheelbase), the FJ18-280L (long wheelbase) and the FJ26-280. The four new […] More

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