New dawn for Mutange Irrigation Scheme

By Tafara Chikumira The establishment of the Mutange Irrigation Scheme in 2021 ushered in a new era as the community has made history by becoming the first growers of wheat…

Winter wheat harvesting begins

By Tendai Munengwa WHEAT harvesting has started across the country, with the Agriculture Finance Corporation (AFC) Leasing Company dispatching combine harvesters to farmers who are ready to harvest their crops.…

Government intensifies smart agriculture support

By Oleen Ndori The Government has intensified the agriculture support mechanism through smart agriculture practices to counter the effects of climate change. Finding ways that sustainably looks for ways that…

Young graduates commit to tackling climate change

By Tapiwa Machemedze Sixty-three students drawn from various countries such as Botswana, Mozambique, Ecuador, Brazil, Zambia and Zimbabwe among others, have committed to tackling climate change, poverty and to enhance…

Hwange horticulture project transforms lives

By Tichaona Kurewa THE Second Republic’s Horticulture Recovery Plan is on track, with the government expressing satisfaction with projects being implemented in Hwange district. The government is targeting to set…

Government gears up for summer cropping season

Government gears up for summer cropping season By Wellington Makonese THE Government has intensified preparations for the summer cropping season with four financing models expected to be rolled out for…

Irrigation scheme beacon of hope for the people of Umzingwane

Irrigation scheme beacon of hope for the people of Umzingwane By Providence Maraneli Portburry Irrigation Scheme in Umzingwane is the latest to benefit through collaboration between farmers and the Agricultural…

Foot and mouth hits Mbire, Muzarabani

Foot and mouth hits Mbire, Muzarabani By Tapiwa Machemedze THE outbreak of the foot and mouth disease has negatively affected livestock farmers in Mbire and Muzarabani districts of Mashonaland Central,…

Government addresses power supply hiccup in wheat production

Government addresses power supply hiccup in wheat production By Tendai Munengwa THE Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring wheat farmers get uninterrupted power supply after making swift interventions to…

Presidential rural poultry scheme launched in Midlands

By Tafara Chikumira MORE than 2 500 households in the Midlands Province are expected to benefit from the first batch of the Presidential Poultry Project, which was launched in Chiwundura…