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How Droughts Dominate Africa’s Risk Environment

FINDINGS Interesting findings More than 60 percent of households report sudden losses in income and assets.Weather shocks are very common, but price risk is just as prevalent. Death and...

John Deere dangles US$50 million deal

World-renowned manufacturer of agriculture, construction and heavy equipment — John Deere — is in talks with the Government with a view to concluding a deal that could see the firm providing agriculture mechanisation equipment worth over US$50 million. Representatives of...

Cattle Investment and Pension Plan – Cipp is offering an interesting package to help...

An Unverified post we came across facebook on a company called the Cattle Investment And pension Plan  This concerpt is great for anyone in the long run who wishes to purchase or invest in livestock , Has anyone dealt with...

Exciting Soya Products you can make in your house easily

Now that very soon there is going to be a huge supply of cheap agro products like soya beans , maize meal and peanuts , i am going to be taking you through simple recipes to make delicious homemade...

Herd of cows ate to death after consuming entire winter rations in just one...

Half of a herd of cows ate themselves to death after escaping from their pen in Western France. Farmer Anthony Vaillant had failed to secure the door of a barn, allowing the 46 cows it housed to wander out. The animals...

Breeding is not always the best way to make money in livestock farming.

Breeding is not always the best way to make money in livestock farming. You might profit more by buying young animals and rounding them off. cattle Lambs grazed on good grass could reach 50kg within eight months Volatile markets, bad weather patterns...

blockchain Data sharing can improve fresh produce industry

According to Ed Treacy, vice-president of supply chain efficiencies for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), blockchain technology holds great possibilities for improving efficiency and traceability in the fresh produce sector. In particular, it optimises supply chain operations, enhancing quality...

Zimbabwe’s poultry industry recorded a 32% jump in output, producing 90,8 million day-old chicks...

Zimbabwe Poultry Association (ZPA) chairperson, Solomon Zawe told NewsDay that 2018 was “so good” and they recovered well from the Avian Influenza outbreak which hit the sector hard in 2017. “The year 2018 was so good. We recovered well from...

Manicaland ,Matebeleland crops in danger

FARMERS in Manicaland are at risk of accruing huge losses due to a combination of poor rains and mid-season drought that have resulted in severe damage to crops before reaching maturity. This will likely threaten productivity and food and...