Maize deadline stands

THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will not extend the maize marketing exercise beyond October and has urged farmers holding on to the commodity to sell it to the agency to avoid losing out.

FRA executive director Chola Kafwabulula has also ordered the re-cleaning of over 500 bags of maize at Chipembele and Dimbwe satellite depots in Monze and Kalomo, respectively, to avoid compromising the quality of maize being bought by the agency.

Mr Kafwabulula said after touring depots in Kalomo, Southern Province, on Saturday that farmers still keeping their maize at home hoping for a change in the price of the commodity risk losing out because FRA has no immediate plans of READ MORE


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