Government distributes virus free vines to boost sweet potato production

By Tapiwa Machemedze SWEET potato production has increased significantly in the Musana communal area of Bindura, with government embarking on distribution of virus-free vines to boost output.  71-year-old Tobias Ruzvidzo…

Government commissions Murambinda water supply station

By ZBC Reporter Murambinda residents are thrilled by the availability of adequate clean water following the upgrading of a local water supply station that now draws its water from the…

Agric sector eyes more export markets

By ZBC Reporter Zimbabwe is working on a roadmap to help firms in the agriculture value chain secure viable regional and global markets. On the back of last season’s bumper…

Let’s make land productive: Dr Masuka

By Justin Mahlahla The Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water And Rural Development, Dr Anxious Masuka has urged Zimbabweans to make farming and business and be productive in order to…

UMP crop situation impressive

By Jerold Sasa THE Government is satisfied with the crop situation in most parts of the country, including the Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe District where the rains came late. The Minister…

Cottco speaks on side marketers

By Tichaona Kurewa THE Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) has allayed fears of side-marketing of cotton, whose production is being funded by the government. The recent announcement of pre-planting cotton…

Small scale farmers urged to penetrate bigger markets through partnerships

By Kenias Chivuzhe Small scale farmers have been urged to increase collaborations in order to improve on productivity, increase market penetration and move towards commercialisation of their operations. Small-scale farmers,…

President hands over 600 heifers to youths

By ZBC Reporter President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced a plan to empower 500 youths from all the 10 provinces every year. He said said this during the launch of the…

Farmers welcome pre-planting cotton producer price

By Tichaona Kurewa Cotton farmers have welcomed the pre-planting producer price for the 2022 marketing season, saying this will bolster confidence among growers to produce more. Cotton Producers and Marketers…

A1 farming joint ventures encouraged

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT is establishing a database of A1 farms ideal for joint ventures which will attract investment and ramp up production on underutilised land. Virginia farm in Glendale…