Agricultural Equipment leasing programme kicks off

By ZBC ReporterWHEAT producing clusters in Arda Jotsholo of Matabeleland North Province have started benefiting from the Agricultural Equipment Leasing programme rolled out through Agribank for the 2020 wheat harvesting…

Farmers upbeat new wheat producer price will boost production

By ZBC Reporter Farmers believe the current economic stability should be sustained if the recently reviewed wheat producer price is to have a lasting impact on the viability of wheat…

Govt dispatches 1st batch of combine harvesters

BY ZBC Reporter Agribank has dispatched the first eight combine harvesters under the Special Vehicle Purpose facility to provinces to help farmers harvest wheat. The combine harvesters are part of…

ZANU PF Women’s League backs compensation deal

By ZBC Reporter THE ZANU PF Women’s League has commended government under the leadership of President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding the Global Compensation Deed which seeks to bring finality to the…

Maize deliveries soar on improved payments to farmers

By Bloomberg Grain Marketing Board now making payments within three days Farmers sell 64% more maize to marketing board in last 4 months MAIZE deliveries by Zimbabwean farmers have soared…

Presidential Cotton Free inputs start arriving at various Cottco depots

By ZBC Reporter The 2020/2021 Presidential Cotton Free inputs have started arriving at various Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (COTTCO) depots for onward disbursement to farmers ahead of the forthcoming agricultural…

Tobacco selling season ends

By ZBC Reporter THE 2019/2020 tobacco marketing season has ended, with stakeholders backing the decentralisation strategy for reducing the grower’s costs while also protecting the sector against the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Government to exempt productive farms from downsizing

By ZBC Reporter Government will exempt fully utilised productive farms from downsizing until agricultural land under multiple farm ownership This was revealed by government in a joint stamen by the…

Manicaland Province clocks 95 % of wheat target

By ZBC Reporter MNICALAND Province has increased its winter wheat hectarage from two thousand hectares planted last year to over six thousand hectares this season. Manicaland Provincial Agritex Officer, Mrs…

VP Chiwenga assesses progress at Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme

By ZBC Reporter THE revival of the Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme in Binga is well on course with Vice President Retired Dr Constantino Chiwenga touring the project to assess progress.…