BUSE undertakes goat improvement programme

By ZBC Reporter RTC: Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) has invested in an ambitious goat breeding project meant to improve local breeds and help farmers go commercial. One hundred…

Fertiliser duty exemption to boost production, Farmers

By ZBC Reporter FARMERS have welcomed the announcement of free import duty on top dressing fertiliser, saying it will ensure sufficient supplies that should translate into increased agricultural production. The…

President Mnangagwa hands over 5 000 motorbikes for Agritex officers

By ZBC Reporter PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has handed over five thousand motorbikes to the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, and Rural Resettlement, in a move set to capacitate Agritex extension…

Over 150k families to benefit from USD1.5m drought response package

BY ZBC Reporter More than 150 thousand vulnerable families are expected to benefit from a 1,5 million United States dollars financial injection for drought response activities. Zimbabwe is increasingly becoming…

Government to continue engaging Chilonga Community on forage crop project

By Zbc Reporter The government says it will continue engaging Chilonga community for the setting up of a forage crop project expected to boost livestock production in the area and…

Government pledges to support revival of dairy industry

By ZBC Reporter THE Government this Thursday pledged to continue supporting small scale dairy farmers to boost milk production in the country as it handed over equipment in Mashonaland East.…

Sesame export crop now under the Presidential free inputs scheme

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has launched a new export crop spearheaded by the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe under the Presidential Free Inputs Scheme. The production of the Sesame crop popularly…

Zimbabwe earns US$221 mln from tobacco sales

By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe said Tuesday that it has earned 221.32 million U.S. dollars after selling 95 million kg of tobacco leaf since the selling season opened on April 29.…

Parliamentary committee to use summons on Basera

By ZBC Reporter THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement is opting to use the Zimbabwe Republic Police to summon the Permanent Secretary John Basera to…

Farmer Unions hail new cotton producer price

By ZBC Reporter FARMER Unions have welcomed the new cotton producer price announced by government as viable, urging farmers to quickly deliver their cotton and get value for their crop.…