How much is the price of maize in Zambia?

At the end of May 2020, the FRA announced its crop purchase prices for maize, soybean, and rice. Maize prices was ZMW110 per 50 Kg bag (ZMW 2.2/kg), similar to the previous season.

How much is maize per kg in Zambia?

The Small Scale Farmers Association has welcomed the floor price of maize which the government has announced for 2021 crop marketing season. Government has pegged the cost of a 50 kilogramme (kg) bag of maize at K150.

How much is a 50Kg bag of maize in Zambia?

AS THE 2021/2022 marketing season approaches, stakeholders have called on Government to consider increasing the price of maize to K150 for a 50 kilogramme bag. In the last marketing season, Food Reserve Agency (FRA) was buying a 50 kilogramme bag of maize at K110.

How profitable is maize farming in Zambia?

At the national level, the average production cost for a 50 kg bag of maize is ZMK 40,739. For producers growing maize at this mean production cost and selling to FRA, the profit on each bag sold is about ZMK 24,000 beyond production costs including family labor, animal or tractor use and all cash input costs.

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What is the price of maize in Zambia 2020?

At the end of May 2020, the FRA announced its crop purchase prices for maize, soybean, and rice. Maize prices was ZMW110 per 50 Kg bag (ZMW 2.2/kg), similar to the previous season.

How much is soya beans per kg in Zambia?

Zambia’s import price for soya beans in 2019 was US$0.71 per kilogram.

How many milling companies are there in Zambia?

Lusaka alone has over 20 large milling companies and in the Copperbelt Province there are approximately 12 large milling companies. The country has a large capacity for milling, however, few companies are prepared to fortify or meet international standards and therefore produce primarily for the Zambian market place.

How much is a kg of maize?

Uganda’s import price for maize (corn) flour in 2019 was US$0.75 per kilo.

What is price of maize in Gadag?

Karnataka State, Gadag District, Mundaragi Market Commodity Prices

Commodity Variety Maximum Price
Groundnut Gejje ₹ 6,304
Maize Yellow ₹ 1,752
Sunflower Sunflower ₹ 6,780
Alasande Gram Alasande Gram ₹ 3,820

What is the difference between white and yellow maize?

The only difference is that the naturally occurring pigment that makes those kernels yellow, beta carotene, gives them a bit of a nutritional edge over white corn—beta carotene turns into vitamin A during digestion. …

How many bags of maize can 1 hectare produce?

A farmer who buys 10 kg of medium maturing maize seed at K260 may only produce 9.5 metric tonnes of maize per hectare which is 190 by 50 kg bags as compared to the farmer who plants 10 kg of late maturing seed at K760 with potential harvest of 14 metric tonnes or 280 bags of maize per hectare under good management.

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How much does maize yield per acre?

Yield 10 to 20 quintals per acre. With hybrids we can get yield up to 40 quintals per acre. Harvesting and shelling requires around 12 labor and machinery charges Rs. 500.

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