Govt engages investor to grow Lucerne grass

By ZBC Reporter THE government has engaged a private investor to grow Lucerne grass in Chiredzi, a development that will boost livestock production in the Lowveld and earn the country…

Every citizen will have access to food: VP Mohadi

By ZBC Reporter The government will marshal all its resources to ensure that no one dies of hunger. This was said by Vice President, Kembo Mohadi after meeting United Nations…

Farming inputs delayed

By ZBC Reporter Several farmers who have signed up for the agro-yield schemes being facilitated by a local bank are yet to receive fertilisers resulting in long queues at the…

China’s farmers reap rich harvest through video-sharing apps

“DO you want a piece?” beekeeper Ma Gongzuo says, looking into the camera of a friend’s smartphone before biting into the dripping comb of amber-coloured honey. The clip goes out…

Mash East benefits from DDF free tillage Programme

THE PEOPLE of Wedza in Mashonaland East province have welcomed the District Development Fund (DDF) free tillage programme after many villagers lost their cattle due to the El Nino-induced drought…

Agritex calls for increased production

THE DEPARTMENT of Agricultural Extension Services(Agritex) in the Ministry Of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement in Mashonaland East has emphasized on the need to increase productivity to improve food…

Minister Shiri meets with China Lesso Group officials

By Staff Reporter LEADING Chinese Industrial Equipment Firm, China Lesso Group who are targeting strategic partnerships in Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector have identified key areas of cooperation that will assist to…

Watch: Lesso explores more opportunities in Zim’s agric. sector

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa and the first lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa’s foreign visits are bearing fruit with social, political and economic benefits being accrued. One of the benefits is a reciprocal…

Chinese’s Lesso Group to invest in agriculture

By ZBC Reporter A visiting high powered delegation from China Lesso Group, a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed firm which deals in agriculture equipment has expressed its willingness to invest in…

Mberengwa farmers appeal for agric equipment

By ZBC Reporter FARMERS at Chimwe Chegato Irrigation Scheme in Mberengwa are appealing for government assistance in installing farming equipment that will enhance productivity at the scheme. The scheme is…