Agriculture Reporter Early planted crops may be affected by the rains being experienced in most parts of the country, the Meteorological Services Department has said. MSD acting deputy director operations Mr Reynold Ndoro yesterday said the rains would have
Herald Reporter THE Meteorological Services Department said current trends and projections were showing a decline in rainfall due to overnight low temperatures indicating the approaching winter season.
Agriculture Reporter HARVESTING of early-planted summer crops has started in most parts of the country, with some farmers complaining of high combine harvester charges and inadequate labour. Agritex said on Tuesday the early planted soyabeans, sugarbeans, cowpeas and groundnuts are ready for harvesting in most areas although farmers are yet to start harvesting
Agriculture Reporter STAKEHOLDERS in the cotton industry have formed a team to negotiate on behalf of farmers and ginners a common price for the 2013 marketing season. This follows a recent meeting between ginners and farmers’ unions’ presidents.