Farmers urged to take advantage of Agricultural Shows

By ZBC Reporter Farmers have been urged to take full advantage of the transformation of agricultural shows from being display places to agriculture support and growth platforms. Following the death…

Horticultural sector set for growth

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT and the European Union (EU) are implementing a technical assistance programme in the country’s horticultural sector in a move expected to enhance agricultural productivity. The local…

Investor to inject US$1 million in pecan nuts production

By ZBC Reporter A LOCAL investor has expressed interest in injecting close to US$1million towards the production of pecan nuts at Valley Irrigation Scheme in Matobo District, Matabeleland South province.…

Govt targets 100 000 Ha to be under irrigation

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has rolled out a massive irrigation programme targeting 100 thousand hectares which will be turned into green belts of maize and other strategic crops under the…

GMB denies handling funds for command agriculture

By ZBC Reporter THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has revealed that they were not involved in the command agriculture programme but only for storage facilities while funds obtained from stop…

Pakistan struggles to combat devastating locust plague

PAKISTAN’s farmers are struggling to combat the worst locust plague in nearly three decades as insect swarms decimate entire harvests in the country’s agricultural heartlands and send food prices soaring.…

Women championing self-reliance projects

By ZBC Reporter WOMEN in Mudzi district are championing community resilience through various forms of self-reliance agricultural projects in an effort to ease the effects of climate change and enhance…

US peach farmer wins $265 mln damages over Bayer, BASF herbicide

A US JURY has awarded $265 million to a Missouri farmer who blamed herbicide from chemical giants Bayer AG and German rival BASF for destroying his peach orchards, in a…

GMAZ evades parly over US$27 million

By ZBC Reporter GRAIN Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has submitted a fourth letter to parliament in a bid to evade being grilled by legislators under the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee…

Satellite data brings farming advice to remote areas of Zimbabwe

By Marko Phiri DEEP in rural western Zimbabwe, where tarred roads are nonexistent, Japhet Ngwenya used to spend every season worrying that the people who advise him on how to…