Agriculture

2 years ago | April 21, 2017

FAO secures market for Tonhorai groundnut farmers

Blessing Rwizi Farming Correspondent FOOD and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has this year secured groundnuts market for ...

Tomato farmers seek profitable bulk-market

Blessing Rwizi Post Correspondent MAUNGANIDZE Irrigation Scheme tomato farmers in Chimanimani District have appealed to ...

2 years ago | March 31, 2017

Vumba plane crash details emerge

Cletus Mushanawani News Editor PRELIMINARY investigations into the cause of the Vumba plane crash, which claimed six ...

Chinotimba targets 500t of maize

Luthando Mapepa NEWLY resettled Chipinge farmer, Cde Joseph Chinotimba who is also Buhera South Member of National ...

DAPP launches Farmers’ Club concept in Mutasa

Blessing Rwizi DEVELOPMENT Aid from People to People has embarked on the ‘Farmers Club’ concept targeted at 1 000 ...

2 years ago | March 24, 2017

Middle Sabi farmer reaps rich rewards from Command Agriculture

Freedom Mutanda  Post Correspondent A Middle Sabi farmer, Mr Lucky Mhlanga, has joined thousands of farmers who are set ...

Normalcy returns to auction floors

Samuel Kadungure Senior Farming Reporter SMALL-SCALE tobacco growers must book in their crop before delivery if normalcy ...

Ants affect honey production in Chipinge

Blessing Rwizi Farming Correspondent HONEY farmers in Ward Four of Chipinge District are facing threats from ants that ...

2 years ago | March 17, 2017

ZINWA rolls massive disconnections

Senior Reporter THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority has started disconnecting thousands of defaulting irrigators, ...

Tobacco marketing opens amid hope

Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter THE multi-million tobacco industry – whose 2017 marketing season opened on ...

Groundnuts scarcity affects peanut butter production

Blessing Rwizi Post Correspondent UNAVAILABILITY of groundnuts locally has compromised production of peanut butter, a ...

2 years ago | March 10, 2017

Tobacco auctions open next week

Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter BOOKINGS of tobacco bales at auction floors in readiness for the 2017 tobacco selling ...

Buhera revels in bumper harvest

Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter BENEFICIAL rains fell in portions ensuring a wet and favourable 2016-17 growing season ...

2 years ago | March 3, 2017

ZFU brings Ecofarmer-combo to Manicaland

Blessing Rwizi Post Correspondent ZIMBABWE Farmers’ Union has partnered with Econet to offer funeral cover and other ...

Dams record significant water increases

Farming Reporter THE country’s dams continue to record significant increases as a result of the torrential rains being ...