Farmers warned against illegal cattle movement

By Providence Maraneli THE Veterinary Services Department has burnt more than 20 cattle illegally moved to Gwanda from Insiza where theileriosis, commonly known as January Disease, was reported in January.…

Govt engages key stakeholders to support wheat production

By Peter Chivhima GOVERNMENT has engaged key stakeholders in the wheat production value chain to mobilise support for the production of the strategic crop. Zimbabwe is not taking any chances…

Makoni to benefit from solar powered irrigation projects

By Kenias Chivuzhe FOUR hundred families in Makoni District are set to benefit from solar powered irrigation projects being spearheaded by the Headlands Small Scale Farmers Association in partnership with…

2022 tobacco marketing season reaches halfway stage

By Davison Vandira THE 2022 Tobacco marketing season has reached halfway stage with farmers excited about the high prices attributed to the good quality of the golden leaf this year.…

Government commended for resuscitating the Portborry irrigation scheme

By Providence Maraneli THE resuscitation of Portborry Irrigation Scheme in Umzingwane has transformed people’s lives and awakened the area’s potential to be an agricultural hub in Matabeleland South province. If…

Dairy revitalisation programme bears fruits

By ZBC Reporter Government’s Dairy Revitalision Programme bears fruits as dairy farmers commit to boosting the national milk production.  Marondera-based Mafuro Dairy Farm project has managed to boost its milk…

Manufacture of livestock chemicals to reduce import bill

By Wellington Makonese The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development is intensifying the semi-manufacturing of livestock detoxification chemicals to reduce the import bill and preserving the national…

Deputy minister Karoro arrested for theft

By Peter Chivhima The Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development, Douglas Karoro is expected to appear in court this Saturday on allegations of criminal abuse of…

GMB instructs farmers to have foreign currency accounts

The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has announced a 30 percent United States dollar component for amounts due on delivery of maize and traditional grains. A statement released this afternoon by…

Beitbridge – West under siege from rodents outbreak

By Innocent Nxumalo The recent outbreak of rodents in Beitbridge has left communal farmers counting losses. Farmers in Madzibe communal area of Beitbridge are under siege from ravaging rodents, which…