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Urban Farmer and COVID 19

On Monday 23 March 2020 South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, confirmed that South Africa will be going into “lock-down” from Thursday 26 March 2020 to Thursday 16 April 2020. This intervention is seen as necessary to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 virus and will see many businesses closing their […]

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UFNG LIVESTOCK SOLUTIONS COMMIT TO COMMENCE TRADE IN Q2 2020

Everyone recognises the potential that Nigeria represents but anyone who has ever operated in Nigeria knows the challenges of conducting business in Africa’s most exciting developing market. Undaunted Urban Famer incorporated a subsidiary in Nigeria, UFNG Livestock Solutions (UFNG), in 2019. The management of UFNG started 2020 by meeting with […]

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AFMA AND AKEFEMA MEET IN KENYA

Steven Payne of Urban Farmer and De Wet Boshoff of the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association of South Africa (AFMA) were honoured to participate in the National Executive Committee meeting of the Association of Kenyan Feed Manufacturers (AKEFEMA) on the 12th of February 2020 in Kenya. Urban Farmer was instrumental in […]

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AQUACULTURE HOLDS HUGE POTENTIAL IN AFRICA

Aquaculture holds huge potential in Africa. By introducing novel ingredients to the fish feed industry Urban Farmer hopes to assist farmers to improve their production efficiencies and outputs and meet the dramatic shortfall in fish production on the continent. In February 2020 Urban Farmer facilitated a series of meetings in […]

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FEED MILLERS FORUM 2020

Urban Farmer and its Kenyan subsidiary UFEA Trading were proud to co-host the Feed Millers Forum 2020 at Safari Park in Nairobi, Kenya, on 12 February 2020. The event was supported by the Association of Kenyan Feed Manufacturers (AKEFEMA) and provided a platform for discussion between some of the world’s […]

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URBAN FARMER EXPANDS ITS TEAM

Adedayo Orukotan Adedayo joins Urban Farmer’s newly incorporated Nigerian subsidiary, UFNG Livestock Solutions, as its country manager. Adedayo obtained a B Agric degree from the University of Abeokuta in Nigeria and has worked in the Nigerian feed and livestock industries for over 10 years. Adedayo’s relationship with Urban Farmer already […]

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Poultry Africa 2019

Urban Farmer partnered with Phileo to participate in Poultry Africa 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. Urban Farmer are committed to working with the world’s leading nutrition and health companies to bring innovative solutions to its clients in Africa. Poultry Africa is an international exhibition hosted by VIV that showcases a wide […]

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Year-end closure

Urban Farmer will close on Friday the 20th of December 2019 until Monday the 6th of January 2020. During this time our telephone lines and emails will be manned by skeleton staff to ensure that all urgent enquiries are addressed. Please ensure that all orders for 2019 are placed before […]

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URBAN FARMER INCORPORATES NIGERIAN SUBSIDIARY

Urban Farmer are proud to announce the incorporation of UFNG Livestock Solutions in Nigeria. While the demand for Urban Farmer’s products and technical services in Africa has grown steadily in recent years the interest and potential in Nigeria has been exceptional; prompting Urban Farmer to establish its latest branch in […]

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South African Society for Animal Science Industry Day

Steven Payne of Urban Farmer participated in the South African Society for Animal Science 2019 Industry Day at the University of Limpopo. Steven addressed the students and explained how he started Urban Farmer in 2009 in response to a demand for better service from clients. He highlighted the exciting opportunities […]

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