Crop farming businesses in Zambia

Includes maize, cassava, sugarcane, wheat, rice, pumpkin, cotton, soybeans, potatoes and many more
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Good Nature Agro
Crop farming with small-scale farmers
Good Nature Agro challenge the status quo of seed production by choosing to loan and train 5,000 farmers to produce their quality legume seed. The company is focused on continuing to scale varieties of legume that are high-yielding, early-maturing, disease-resistant, and ready-made for the export market.
Using modern agricultural techniques, Uhuru Farming Enterprise grows high quality and GMO free maize, soya, cassava and wheat. The company is recognised for its close relationships with its customers and a reliable supply chain. Uhuru’s mission is to grow crops in a sustainable and cost-efficient way.
Zambeef Products Plc
Crop farming
Zambeef Products is involved in irrigated row cropping, with approximately 7,971 hectares of irrigated land, and 8,623 hectares of rainfed, arable, developed land available for planting each year. Crop production focuses on maize and soybeans during the summer, and wheat and maize during winter.

Crop farming

Includes maize, cassava, sugarcane, wheat, rice, pumpkin, cotton, soybeans, potatoes and many more

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.

  • Food crops - wheat, maize, rice, millets and pulses sorghum, beans, groundnuts and more.
  • Cash crops - sugarcane, tobacco, cotton and sunflower
  • Plantation crops - coffee, tea, and cassava
  • Horticulture crops - fruits and vegetables

This section lists the companies that have crop farming in their farming operations.