Govt to conduct nationwide crop assessment

3 months ago | January 31, 2018

Govt to conduct nationwide crop assessment

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Government plans to carry out the first round of nationwide crop and livestock assessments to ascertain the severity of the prolonged dry spell. Lands, ...

10 months ago | June 28, 2017

Investing in dryeration methods is the Command way

Sydney Kawadza Agriculture  Corner The furore over moisture content in the grains rejected by the Grain Marketing Board ...

10 months ago | June 22, 2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Save our farmers, probe GMB dealings

WHEN the tobacco marketing season opened in March, farmers were assured that everything was in order. There were even ...

11 months ago | June 3, 2017

Livestock boost for Chegutu farmers

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Chegutu farmers have welcomed the programme of Artificial Insemination (AI) ...

11 months ago | May 17, 2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: GMB must protect farmers

The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has been the buyer of choice for Zimbabwean farmers for decades, but developments in ...

12 months ago | May 11, 2017

Universal approach needed for Zim’s agric sector

Conrad Gweru Correspondent Feeding Zimbabwe and subsequently attaining the breadbasket status will require a holistic ...

12 months ago | May 10, 2017

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Punish Command Agric saboteurs

NOT everyone would have been happy about the success of Government’s Command Agriculture programme. But even those who ...

12 months ago | May 9, 2017

Sugarcane farmers expect increased output

Sugarcane farmers are expecting an average output of 100 tonnes of raw sugar per hectare up from 95 tonnes produced last ...

Abundant rains, good harvests

Obert Chifamba Agri-Insight AS we splashed and squelched our way through a season in which heaven’s flood-gates seemed ...

12 months ago | May 8, 2017

Farmers urged to embrace small grains

Nyemudzai Kakore recently in Rushinga Farmers are guaranteed a ready market for small grains and should redouble efforts ...