Fertiliser industry mobilises adequate basal for winter wheat

By Tendai Munengwa THE local fertiliser industry has mobilised adequate basal fertiliser for the 2021 winter wheat programme, in a move set to boost production this season. The bulk of…

Farmers urged to start preps for the next summer

By Gay Matambo Farmers in Masvingo have paid tribute to the government for introducing the Pfumvudza/Intwasa programme which seeks to improve food security at household level.  Following the roll out…

2021 tobacco sales – more than US$169m realised in 30 days

By Davison Vandira The 2021 tobacco marketing season has already raked in more than 169 million United States dollars a month after the floors opened, giving indications of a season…

VP Chiwenga tours Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme

By Abigirl Tembo Vice President General (Rtd) Dr Constantino Chiwenga has toured Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme in Nyanga, 450 other schemes under 680 hectares, owned and run by the community. The…

Government agric policies yielding positive results

By Bruce Chahwanda Political Analysts say the projected economic growth is anchored on the agricultural output and sound economic policies that the government has put in place in its quest…

ARDA eyes synergies with AFC Holdings

By Tendai Munengwa The Agricultural Rural Development Authority (ARDA) is set to ride on the launch of Agricultural Finance Company -AFC Holdings to foster synergies and unlock value endowed in…

Farmers warned against selling grain to middlemen

By Kenias Chivuzhe With the expected maize yield having doubled in most provinces this season, farmers have been urged to deliver their produce to the Grain Marketing Board and avoid…

US$700K boost for sustainable agric policies

By Tendai Munengwa Efforts by government to achieve sustainable smart agriculture got a major boost following the availing of about US$700 000 by the European Union to mainstream biodiversity and…

Increased investments herald horticulture recovery plan

By ZBC Reporter The Zimbabwe horticulture recovery plan is fast-taking shape as evidenced by increased investment in the sector. A tour of the 700 hectare Talana horticultural operations in Chegutu…

AFC heralds new chapter in the land reform programme

By ZBC Reporter THE Launch of AFC Holdings has marked a new chapter in the history of the land reform programme as all farmers will have access to affordable funding,…