SA maize exports rise

South African maize exports increased; 24% of 2.2 million tons destined for exports has already left country South Africa has  increased its maize exports. The most yellow maize ever exported this season has been shipped in the week ending on July 14. According to recent records from the South African…

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Cost of feed still high despite big harvest – Zambian poultry farmers

Poultry input costs are still high despite the bumper harvest of maize and soya bean. This prompted the Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) to appeal to feed manufacturers to cut prices. “Maize and soya bean are key ingredients in poultry stock feed and we expected prices to come down as…

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Opposition leaders urge government to intervene in maize marketing

Opposition leaders have urged government to intervene in maize marketing. They say leaving it to free market forces will harm smallholder farmers. The crop marketing season opened on June 1, but there has been no word from government on the floor price the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will pay for…

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