Command Livestock to boost land utilisation

8 months ago | June 23, 2017

Command Livestock to boost land utilisation

Elita Chikwati Senior Reporter The $300 million livestock, fisheries and wildlife special production programme (Command ...

Criticism of Command Agric act of rogues

Trevor Shiri Correspondent The adulteration of the Command Agriculture Programme, (CAP), as an “ugly culture” by some ...

8 months ago | June 21, 2017

GMB moisture content limit spawns dealers •Farmers lose millions to illegal traders •Govt input ...

GMB Silos – pic from The Patriot. Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau— A two-tier black market system has emerged outside most Grain Marketing Board (GMB) depots countrywide where ...

8 months ago | June 20, 2017

Communal farmers top maize yield: Report

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter— Communal farmers are leading in maize production for the 2016-17 farming season, as their output increased by 364 percent. According to the final ...

8 months ago | June 14, 2017

Agric lenders urged to charge just 4pc interest

Livingstone Marufu Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has called on lenders to the agriculture sector to lower their interest ...

Govt to announce cotton prices…..Brace for most lucrative ...

Tawanda Mangoma in CHIREDZI Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made yesterday said ...

11 months ago | April 6, 2017

Millers barred from buying maize directly from farmers

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Millers have been barred from buying maize directly from farmers this season ...

11 months ago | March 28, 2017

Bumper harvest to spur Agric sector growth

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— The agricultural sector is expected to grow by 12 percent this year buoyed by a bumper harvest expected this season, with early projections showing the ...

11 months ago | March 21, 2017

Govt clears air on Command expenses •Only $190m, not $500m used: Made •Prof Moyo’s claims trashed

Felex Share Senior Reporter— Government used only $190 million under the Command Agriculture Programme, contrary to claims by Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology ...

1 year ago | December 8, 2016

9 500t fertiliser boost for Zim

Elita Chikwati Agriculture Reporter— CHINA has handed over 9 500 tonnes of urea fertiliser to Zimbabwe amid indications that the Asian economic giant intends to unveil a $4 billion package ...