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Rice Deficit

By LINDA WAZILI

Lusaka, 22/07/2015, NAIS - Agriculture Consultative Forum (ACF) Executive Director Joseph Mbinji says there is a high deficit of 15,500 metric tonnes of rice supply in the country.

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Post-Harvest loses, an economic setback for rural farmers

By DIERRE SAKALA

Crop farming is the leading system of farming in Zambia currently. Whether

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Conservation Agriculture

By EVANS NYONI

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has urged small-scale farmers in Chipata district to practise conservation agriculture.

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Post Harvest Handling Vital For Food Security

By NICHOLAS MWALE

“I am privileged as a farmer to adopt conservation agriculture, and at the same time learn how to take good care of my produce after harvesting,” a Chipata farmer, Philemon Lungu proclaims.

  He is a youthful farmer in Kanyanja Agricultural Camp in Chipata District, Eastern Province, whose crops stand out flourishing despite the prolonged drought that occurred last farming season, resulting in crop failure in most parts of the country.

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Farmers Receive Inputs in Mpika

By DIERRE SAKALA

Mpika District in Muchinga province has started receiving farming inputs for the 2015/2016 farming season under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).

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Hay Making

By BENTLEY CHALI

It is not uncommon to see dangerously malnourished cattle in some rural areas of the country during the dry season.

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Farmers Appeal

By RUTH WITOLA

A Village Headman in Livingstone has called on government to consider sinking at least two boreholes in the area to enable farmers continue with their horticultural production.

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