GMB working on expanding storage capacity

Zimbabwe expects a bumper harvest of more than 3,1 million tonnes of maize this season, a surplus of 1,2 million tonnes after all local demand including that of the farmers…

GMB eyes 3,1m tonnes storage as bumper harvest beckons

ZIMBABWE expects a bumper harvest of more than 3,1 million tonnes of maize this season, a surplus of 1,2 million tonnes after all local demand is met and the Grain…

Fertiliser availability improves, as govt expedites importation

By Tendai Munengwa Farmers have received a major boost as the government is expediting the importation of top dressing fertilisers from Mozambique and South Africa. Inflows of Urea and Ammonium…

GMB prepares for bumper harvest

By Owen Mandovha The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) is sprucing up its storage facilities and upgrading its operational systems in anticipation of record deliveries during this year’s grain marketing season.…

Cottco board outlines 2021 vision

By Stanley JamesThe Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) is focusing on restoring commercial viability of the entity, pledging to clear outstanding payments owed to growers for the white gold.The recent…

Chipinge farmer loses cattle to lightning

A prominent Chipinge farmer, Dawie Joubert, lost 25 Brahman cattle after they were struck by lightning Thursday evening. Joubert told Zbc News that the Veterinary Services Department is assessing the…

Government unveils irrigation infrastructure plan for Lower Gweru

By Tafara ChikumiraThe Government has unveiled a massive irrigation infrastructure plan earmarked for three irrigation schemes in lower Gweru to effectively deal with perennial water challenges in the area.The project…

ARDA pursues major transformation of irrigation schemes

By Owen MandovhaZimbabwe’s economy is set to rise above various challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, with key parastatals set to transform the agriculture sector in line with the objectives of…

Govt rehabilitates Nyandarama River bridge

Nyandarama River Bridge which was destroyed after the Candy Dam wall collapse in Mazowe is set to be reconstructed and will be ready for use in two weeks’ time. Lands,…

Government drive to control livestock diseases bears fruit

By ZBC Reporter LIVESTOCK farmers in Gwanda district say strategies implemented by government to manage tick-borne disease are yielding the desired results, as the health condition of their animals has…