Agriculture

4 days ago | September 13, 2019

Inputs cost worry farmers

AS preparations for the 2019/20 summer cropping season gathers momentum, farmers are worried about the high cost of ...

Small poultry producers yield $850m

Poultry producer, Irvines Zimbabwe, says significant benefits can be accrued by fully capacitating rural-communal ...

Broccoli growers production guide

General broccoli is a vegetable rich in vitamin C, protein, fibre and flavour. It is also known as a “Super Food”. ...

1 month ago | August 16, 2019

Food insecurity looms

Droughts or floods always have a devastating impact on agriculture. But the second-round effects on livelihoods are ...

Weather holds cards for SA agric economy

It is almost certain that SA’s agricultural economy will contract in 2019, mainly as a result of the poor summer crop ...

1 month ago | August 9, 2019

Govt lauds Delta

Government has lauded Delta Corporation for supporting local farmers by contracting them to produce its raw materials ...

‘Turn land into functional asset’

Turning the asset of land into a functional asset through title, through concession farming and other innovative ...

2 months ago | August 2, 2019

Farmers venture into dairy farming

More than 7 000 small holder farmers have been capacitated to venture into low cost commercial dairy farming using their ...

2 months ago | July 26, 2019

Poor yields dampen agric value chains

DEVELOPING vibrant industrial value chains should be anchored on improved coordination and strengthening of linkages ...

Zim eyes fish production market

Zimbabwe has the potential to become one of the region’s biggest fish producers with a vibrant aquaculture in the SADC ...

Tobacco exports up

Zimbabwe has so far exported 68 million kilogrammes of tobacco valued at US$261 million, according to Tobacco Industry ...

Global farmers can take on climate change

We need to re-examine the relationship between agriculture and climate.

Horticulturists reel from power cuts

Local horticultural producers have been hit by power cuts that are severely affecting irrigation capacity and ...

2 months ago | July 5, 2019

Guide to soil conditioning

Dr John Basera, Agronomist Soil pH is an excellent indicator of soil condition (quality and its ability to avail both ...

Farming sustaining livelihoods

Enacy Mapakame The farming sector sustains livelihoods of millions and anchor economic activities of many agro-based ...

Starting tobacco farming business

Knowledge of the different types of tobacco In Zimbabwe, the common types of tobacco are flue cured, burley and oriental ...

3 months ago | June 20, 2019

Govt working on gender balance in agriculture

HARARE - Government has assured the nation that is working towards ensuring gender balance and equal opportunities for ...

3 months ago | June 7, 2019

CSC rehabilitates ranches

The Cold Storage Company (CSC) has embarked on a massive rehabilitation of infrastructure at its ranches across the ...

AMA eyes US$50m agro bills

The Agriculture Marketing Authority of Zimbabwe (AMA) is seeking approval to float US$50 million worth of agro bills for ...

Your bowl of rice is hurting the climate

Rice cultivation could be as bad for global warming as 1,200 coal plants, so why aren’t consumers more bothered?