Cover Crops Can Triple the Amount of Earthworms in Soil

Cover crops are lauded for their ability to recharge the soil. The most well-known benefit of using a cover crop—often a legume planted off-season—is in...

Namibia bans mango imports from Zambia

Namibia has banned the importation of mangoes suspected of carrying the oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) from neighbouring country, Zambia. This is according to...

Dual purpose breed suits African conditions

A chicken is not just a chicken. Keeping poultry in rural Africa is usually very different, compared to Europe or other parts of the...

The Food Reserve Agency -FRA- has set the maize buy price at 110 Kwacha...

This is the highest price since the FRA was established in 1995. FRA Board Chairperson Joe Simachela announced the price this morning. Mr. Simachela said the...

SA planning to raise tariffs on poultry imports from US, Brazil

South Africa will increase tariffs on poultry imports from the US and Brazil, handing a boost to local producers who have called for fresh...

Southern Africa could face another season of poor agricultural output

The maize planting season began across the southern Africa region in mid-October and for some countries in November 2019, but the process has so...

Zhongkai International ethanol plant to impact over 3,000 cassava growers

Over 3,000 smallholder farmers (of which 50% are women) are set to benefit from a $9 million ethanol and livestock feed processing plant by...

The new John Deere 6B Series tractors

Looking for a simple, reliable, mid-sized and cost-effective tractor? The all-new 6B Series of tractors by John Deere ticks all these boxes, and has...

Poultry Africa returns to Rwanda

Poultry Africa returns to Rwanda Dates of 2nd-3rd October 2019 have been announced for the second edition of Poultry Africa, the expo designed especially for...

Lusitu residents to benefit US$ 4.5 million Irrigation Development Support Project (IDSP

Lusitu is a newly created district of Southern Province which for the past years has been facing challenges regarding farming, due to poor rainfall...