Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Large poultry investment Ross Breeders Africa is expanding its Zambian operations with SmartPro incubation technologies and air handling systems from Pas Reform. The project includes a new broiler hatchery, additional breeder houses, a new grandparent farm, staff housing and ancillary buildings. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm help from the EU European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, is set to sign a new agreement to support smallholder farmers and promote agricultural conservation in Zambia, during his first ever visit to the country (18-20 June). Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT Bankers and farmers BARCLAYS Bank Zambia has set aside KR256 000 for promotion and adoption of conservation farming technologies among 180,000 small and medium-scale farmers in 17 districts of Zambia. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 05 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT World bank boost for farmers Government has signed a US$29.8 million (KR150 million) loan agreement with the World Bank for boosting the agriculture sector in the country. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Drug companies work with government to push drugs Government says it will put up measures that will prevent cattle diseases from spreading to areas that are currently disease-free, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Robert Sichinga has said. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers need rain Rain-fed agriculture: risk or opportunity. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 31 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Timber farming The Government is expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the stakeholders in the local timber industry aimed at addressing issues affecting sustainable forest management. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Help for farmers Help for farmers Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Japanese farm investment Zambia recorded over US$40 million (approximately K200billion) worth of investments from Japan between 2005 and 2011 with Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia alone investing about US$15million. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT A.I for pigs First it was successfully helping a pig in Wakiso District deliver up to 15 pigs recorded on November 13, 2011 and the second delivery recorded on 28 January 2012 for a subsistence farmer, Senfuka Henry also in Wakiso district when his pig dropped 12 piglets using the same technology, reports EastAfricanBusinessWeek. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 09 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT Glendale’s Next Generation in Zambia The Glendale Agricultural Society have announced details of the delegate selected to represent the Society at the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference being held in Zambia in September this year. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT Ban on maize exports GOVERNMENT has with banned the export of maize and wheat bran from the country in accordance with the Control of Goods Act, CAP 421 section 3 of the laws of Zambia. Tue, 29 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT Economic reform on the farm Enonmic reforms in the early 1990s have stimulated economic growth with annual growth rates of above six per cent, mainly drBy MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA ENONMIC reforms in the early 1990s have stimulated economic growth with annual growth rates of above six per cent, mainly driven by themining industry. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT World Bank cash for farmers Government has signed a US$50 million (about K260 billion) loan agreement with the World Bank for livestock development and animal health project. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT The poultry industry Despite the poultry industry being a successful story, it needs to ramp up growth to meet soaring domestic demand for poultry products, which is expected to rise over a medium to long-term period. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 20 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT New scandal involving Rabobank Zambia is investigating the 2007 sale of a 49 percent stake in state-owned Zanaco Bank to Netherlands lender Rabobank , in yet another case that could see a reversal of a deal involving foreigners. newsroom - Mon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT A good maize harvest Zambia has robust maize stocks and sees little risk in using them to partly fill a regional gap as a supply crunch looms in southern Africa, pushing up futures prices for the staple and accelerating food inflation. newsroom - Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT Soy shortage The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has said lack of certified soya beans seed in the country is affecting the production of the crop, which is having a knock-on effect on the poultry industry. 5mpublishing Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT The soy harvest ZNFU president Jervis Zimba told AllAfrica that the country had witnessed an increase in the demand for poultry feed largely due to the increase in chicken and pig rearing but that demand had not matched the availability of certified soya beans seed. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT Investing in farming AGRICULTURE, Food and Fisheries Minister, Emmanuel Chenda has said Zambia is determined to increase the agricultural growth rate from the current one per cent to 10 per cent by the year 2015. Mr Chenda said if achieved, the move would increase household income and ensure that a large part of the population was food secure. newsroom - Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Talking poultry farming In June, Hybrid Poultry farm celebrated its 50 years of service to the Zambian poultry industry with a reception at Pamodzi hotel in Lusaka. The farm was established in June 1961 when the country was incorporated in Northern Rhodesia. newsroom - Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT The poultry industry Zambia’s poultry industry is expected to grow by 25% this year an official from the country’s poultry association has stated. newsroom - Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT International poultry council meeting The International Poultry Council (IPC) will hold its next meeting in Africa, for the first time. The meeting take place in Livingstone in Zambia on 16 to 20 October 2011. 5mpublishing Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Fish farming A village a few hundred metres from Lake Tanganyika, which holds nearly one-sixth of the world's available fresh water, has turned its back on fishing in favour of farming. newsroom - Sat, 23 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT