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2 hours ago | January 27, 2023

Wheat imports chew US$113 million, as volumes drop 11pc

Edgar Vhera Agriculture Specialist Writer THE country spent US$112, 6 million on imports of various wheat products from ...

1 day ago | January 26, 2023

Agriculture Commodity Prices – Mbare Market 25 January 2023

Product Description Price  Potato/Pocket Chat US$2.5 -US$3 Small US$3.5-US$4 Medium US$4.5-US$5 Large US$6-US$7 Extra ...

‘Let’s move away from rain fed agriculture’

Elton Manguwo THE Government has been seized with ushering in new programmes targeted at mitigating the harsh effects of ...

‘It takes trust for farmers to embrace insurance policies’

Edgar Vhera Agriculture Specialist Writer STAKEHOLDERS in the agriculture industry have challenged insurance companies ...

2 days ago | January 25, 2023

Global flower industry re-opens, bright prospects for local farmers

Elton Manguwo FOLLOWING global trade disruptions due to Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine, the flower industry has opened ...

‘Over 220 million kilogrammes of tobacco possible this year’

Edgar Vhera Agriculture Specialist Writer THE good rains being received in most tobacco growing areas across the country ...

3 days ago | January 24, 2023

Let’s all take farming as a business – Dr Basera

Agriculture Reporter THE Government has initiated various programmes to ensure farmers adopt a business approach to ...

Agriculture Commodity Prices – Mbare Market 23 January 2023

Product Description Price  Potato/Pocket Chat US$3 Small US$3.5-US$4 Medium US$4-US$5.5 Large US$6-US$7.5 Extra large ...

US$30m horticulture fund idle, farmers cite stiff terms

Edgar Vhera-Agriculture Specialist Writer IT’S almost five months after the Government launched the US$30 million ...

Gwayi-Shangani Dam edges towards completion

Elton Manguwo FOUNDATION excavations for the first and second phase pump station for the Gwayi-Shangani Dam, which is ...

Reprieve for Mbire farmers, as African armyworm outbreak contained

Agriculture Reporter  HUNDREDS of farmers in Mbire district of Mashonaland Central can now breathe a sigh of relief ...

‘Plantation crops require patient capital’

Agriculture Specialist Writer THE Horticultural Development Council (HDC) has called upon banks to be innovative and ...

6 days ago | January 21, 2023

Control tobacco foliar disease for improved yield – TRB

Edgar Vhera Agriculture Specialist writer THE Tobacco Research Board (TRB) has called farmers to effectively control ...

Irrigation development to position Zimbabwe for grain export

Elton Manguwo Irrigation development in the agriculture sector is set to position the country for grain exporting by ...

Agriculture Commodity Prices – Mbare Market 20 January 2023

Agriculture Commodity Prices – Mbare Market 20 January 2023 Product Description Price Potato/Pocket Chat US$2 ...