Rich pickings for tobacco farmers

By Tendai Munengwa TOBACCO contract sales have kicked off in Harare with the best quality golden leaf fetching high prices ranging between US$4.85 up to US$5.10 per kilogram. The tobacco…

Zhove greenbelt project takes shape

By Innocent Nxumalo THE government’s vision of having a greenbelt from Zhove to Beitbridge is finally shaping up as private players come on board to maximise a huge under-utilised water…

TIMB outlines Covid-19 guidelines for tobacco selling season

By Owen Mandovha THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have outlined measures to contain the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic, following the official opening of the 2020 tobacco…

Mixed fortunes for Mazowe district farmers

By Tapiwa Machemedze FARMERS in Mazowe district are experiencing mixed fortunes during this Covid-19 induced national lockdown, with some farmers struggling to sell their produce while others are recording good…

Wheat programme launched in Manicaland province

By Kenias Chivuzhe GOVERNMENT has launched the wheat programme in Manicaland after setting a target of at least seven thousand hectares for the province in line with national objectives. Launching…

Wheat production: Midlands province targets 400 hectares

By Tafara Chikumira GOVERNMENT has launched the national command winter wheat production in Midlands with a target of more than four thousand hectares of the crop in the province. The…

Tobacco Industry intensifies auction floors decentralization

By ZBC Reporter THE Tobacco Industry has taken heed of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call to decentralize auction floors with some indigenous companies opening selling points in various towns out of…

Macadamia Farmers call for a stiffer mandatory sentence for macadamia nuts thieves

By Zbc Reporter Farmers in Chipinge have appealed for the government to amend the Statutory Instrument that regulates the production of macadamia nuts and enforce stiffer sentences for thieves. Increased…

VP Rtd Gen. Dr Constantino Chiwenga launches National Command Winter Wheat programme

By Zbc Repoorter The Vice President, Retired General Dr Constantino DGN Chiwenga on Thursday launched in Mashonaland Central the launched the National Command Winter Wheat programme. Vice President Chiwenga who…

Produce enough wheat and save forex for drugs, fuel – Min. Shiri

By Zbc Reporter Lands, agriculture, water and rural resettlement minister Rtd Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri has put the responsibility of cutting down on wheat imports on all farmers who…