Crop farming involves different types of crops. In this section, you will find companies listed that grow, buy and sell different types of crops. These crops include maize, cassava, sugarcane, wheat, rice, pumpkin, cotton, soybeans, potatoes, hay and many more. These crops are offered on wholesale and retail to individuals and companies alike. Zambia’s crop production is biased towards maize, the country’s staple food. Under the right policy environment, the country has the capability to mobilize maize production on a sustainable. Other emerging products such as palm, jatropha and barley.
In Zambia, the most important crop is maize as this is the staple food of most Zambians. The crop is rain-fed with a variety of cultivars developed for different regions and the length of the rainy season. Crop farming is the cultivation of plants for food, animal foodstuffs, or other commercial uses. A variety of techniques including organic production methods can be used to manage crops. Some crops have a limited growth range dependent on temperatures, available water supply, pests, and other factors.
In Zambia major crops can all be divided into four main categories depending on their usage.
This section lists the companies that have crop farming in their farming operations.