FRA will buy a 50 kilogram bag of White maize at 110 Kwacha.

FRA Executive Director Chola Kafwabulula says FRA will buy a 50 kilogram bag of Soya bean at 150 Kwacha, while a 40 kilogram bag...

Botswana beef farmers fear market losses due to Covid-19

Botswana's beef cattle producers lost their most lucrative market when the country’s border with South Africa's was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The public...

UN warns of worsening locust invasion in East Africa

The UN has warned that with the arrival of the 2020 rainy season (from March to May), the number of locusts in certain African...

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...

Dutch dairy is booming business: A window of opportunities for the Kenyan dairy sector

The Netherlands is traditionally known as a country with a big appetite for dairy products, including milk, butter and cheese. Nowadays, a modern and...

3M FARMERS FOR SMART AGRICULTURE

African Union Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Ibrahim Mayaki says over three million farmers in Zambia are expected to benefit from its climate smart...

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...

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...

PROFITABILITY OF TOMATO FARMING

For many farming on a large scale is quite demanding and stressful because one cannot determine the outcome, there are several risks involved when...

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...