Pfumvudza programme popular among women

OVER three million farmers have so far been trained on the Pfumvudza farming concept, with the majority of them being women. This was said by Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture,…

Bulawayo Kraal irrigation scheme to transform communities: VP Chiwenga

By ZBC Reporter Vice President Constantino Chiwenga says the Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme remained one of the Government’s key priorities which is aimed at ensuring food security through irrigation within…

Mbanje growing regulations unpacked

A 32-paged statutory instrument giving the rules and regulations that will be the bible of all involved in the business of growing Mbanje if they want to stay out of…

Pfumvudza revives lime producing companies’ fortunes

By ZBC Reporter LIME producers have embraced the Pfumvudza/Intwasa farming concept for providing business opportunities for their products. Years of continuous cultivation of crops in communal areas across generations has…

Private sector pledges support for Pfumvudza farming concept

BY ZBC Reporters Preparations for the summer cropping season under the Pfumvudza concept are gaining momentum in Mhondoro, with the private sector pledging support to the programme. Private sector companies…

Zim to stop food imports in 2 years- President

BY ZBC Reporters PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has described agriculture as life and called upon Zimbabweans to respect each other and work in unity towards achieving Vision2030. Addressing Zion Christian Church (ZCC)…

Middlemen must stay away from State-funded wheat – Min

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has warned farm produce middlemen to stay away from state-funded wheat or risk prosecution. Officially opening the winter wheat harvesting and marketing season, the Minister of…

Mat North targets 250,000mt of grain

BY Sifiso Sibanda Matabeleland North province has set an ambitious target of producing 250 000 metric tonnes of grain during the 2020- 2021 summer cropping season after farmers received seed,…

Agricultural Equipment leasing programme kicks off

By ZBC ReporterWHEAT producing clusters in Arda Jotsholo of Matabeleland North Province have started benefiting from the Agricultural Equipment Leasing programme rolled out through Agribank for the 2020 wheat harvesting…

Farmers upbeat new wheat producer price will boost production

By ZBC Reporter Farmers believe the current economic stability should be sustained if the recently reviewed wheat producer price is to have a lasting impact on the viability of wheat…