Zambia ‘s International Poultry Expo 2023
From the 28th to the 31st of March 2023, the Martin Richenhagen Future Farm hosted Zambia’s first-ever International Poultry Expo. This event brought together key industry players in the poultry value chain to showcase their innovations geared at sustainable poultry production in Zambia and beyond. The event was hosted on the precipice of bringing together stakeholders in the poultry value chain to showcase and share knowledge on how best to position the sector to take advantage of growth opportunities in Zambia, Africa and globally.
Martin Richenhagen Future Farm & Syngenta partner in a Farmer Field Day
This year, Martin Richenhagen Future Farm in Partnership with Syngenta held a farmers’ field day on Thursday, 30th March 2023. Attendees learnt and shared best practices in Maize and Tomato production, focusing on Land preparation, crop nutrition and protection based on AGCO’s and Syngenta’s product offerings. Some highlighted strategies for farmers included efficient land usage, Nutrient strategies, plant population studies and on-farm enterprises i.e. opportunities in Hay and Silage post-harvest.
How Tractor Contracting Services, backed by the Martin Richenhagen Future Farm, is revolutionizing agriculture in Chongwe District, Lusaka, Zambia
On the 12th of December 2023, a team from the Future farm visited Cho Agro dealers in Musika, Chongwe district. We sought to understand how the tractor contracting business we supported them to establish was performing.
AGCO’S FORMER CEO AND PRESIDENT VISITS THE MARTIN RICHENHAGEN FUTURE FARM
On the 13th of October, 2023, Prof. Martin Richenhagen visited the future farm in Zambia. This was his first visit to the farm since its renaming in his honour. Prof Richenhagen officially unveiled the Martin Richenhagen Future Farm in a colourful ceremony witnessed by key stakeholders representing the farming community, private sector, government institutions and academia.
FARMER’S FIELD DAY: A COLLABORATION TO PROVIDE FARMERS WITH KNOWLEDGE & SUPPORT
The Future Farm hosted a farmer’s field day in line with its commitment to provide knowledge for sustainable food production and increased individual farm profitability. The event organized by the Future Farm and its partners: Syngenta and SeedCo exposed attendees to modern farming techniques that pave way for the future in agriculture.
AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE-ZAMBIA AWARDS AGCO ZAMBIA
The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) – Zambia held a Thanksgiving dinner and awards ceremony to celebrate some of its member organizations who have not only excelled in their area of expertise but have also had profound impacted in Zambia.
PARTICIPANTS OF THE AGCO AGRICULTURAL FOUNDATION’S KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT GRADUATE AT THE FUTURE FARM
On Saturday 23rd October 2021, the martin Richenhagen Future Farm hosted the graduation ceremony for beneficiaries of AGCO Agriculture Foundation’s project aimed at promoting knowledge
MRFF HOST’S DISSEMINATION WORKSHOP FOR AGCO AGRICULTURE FOUNDATION’S POULTRY PROJECT IN ZAMBIA
At the height of a global pandemic, the AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) launched a sustainable poultry production project in Zambia to help small-scale producers scale poultry production in Zambia. The project funded by the
THE ACADEMY FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WELCOMES THE 2021 COHORT AT THE MARTIN RICHENHAGEN FUTURE FARM
On Thursday, 2nd September 2021, the United States Department (Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs) held an orientation for the 3rd cohort of the Academy
AGCO Zambia’s General Manager, Kalongo Chitengi discusses supporting AFRICA’S women farmers on international women’s day
On 8th March 2021, Self-help Africa hosted women in Business in Africa and Europe in a virtual conference to commemorate International Women’s day. The conference
FES ZAMBIA FACILITATES AGCO ZAMBIA’S TRACTOR DONATION TO GAME RANGERS INTERNATIONAL.
In efforts to promote sustainable rural development, AGCO Zambia through Farming and Engineering Services – Africa (FES), Massey Ferguson’s official distributor in Zambia, donated a
CLAAS DONATES TO SUPPORT SOCIAL INITIATIVES AT THE MARTIN RICHENHAGEN FUTURE FARM
In honour of AGCO Corporation’s outgoing Chairman, President and CEO, Martin Richenhagen, CLAAS has given a donation through the AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) to support