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Change farming attitudes: Acting Pres Mohadi

Acting President Kembo Mohadi The government has launched the national small grains programme in Matabeleland’s Beitbridge District. Rolling out the programme under the Presidential Inputs Scheme, Acting President Kembo Mohadi called for changes in farming attitudes and practices. Cde Mohadi told...

Byo Kraal Irrigation Project set for massive expansion

Government has announced plans to expand Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Project in Binga to 15 000 hectares with an estimated maize output of around 150 metric tonnes per annum in a bid to create more jobs and create export-led...

Tobacco farmers here have started transplanting tobacco seedlings from the seedbed

Tobacco farmers here have started transplanting tobacco seedlings from the seedbed to the field under irrigation. Midlands Provincial crop and livestock officer Mrs Madeliner Magwenzi said farmers with irrigation facilities mainly in Gweru and Kwekwe districts have undergone thorough training...

GZU trains sugar cane farmers

Experts in sugarcane farming say smallholder farmers have potential to contribute significantly to the country’s sugarcane yield but need requisite training to increase productivity. As sugarcane farmers move towards increasing the cane yield to 120 tonnes per hectare by...

Piggery projects for Chipinge South schools

The Chipinge South legislator has embarked on an ambitious piggery project to support all schools in his constituency as part of schools’ fundraising initiatives. Having started a viable piggery project at his farm in Middle Sabi, Honorable Porusingazi has...

Tobbacco Research board issues TOBBACCO-APHID Alert attacking Seedbed

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LIFE Brand Agricultural Services has launched a castor bean growing programme

LIFE Brand Agricultural Services has launched a castor bean growing programme as part of measures to boost agricultural production in the country with a bias on exports. Castor seed is used to extract castor oil, which has high economic value...

Presidential Free Cotton Inputs Scheme hailed

Women in cotton farming in Chiredzi have applauded the Presidential Free Cotton Inputs Scheme saying they are already reaping benefits with some venturing into small projects supported by cotton farming. Women continue to play an important role in cotton...

Nyamandlovu villagers geared for commercial farming projects

Preparations for ward 19 villagers’ to undertake a commercial farming project in Nyamandlovu district in line with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call to promote investment are at an advanced stage. Farmers in Nyamandlovu said they are fully geared to partner...

Agric equipment suppliers embrace modernisation agenda

The agricultural equipment suppliers in the country say they are ready to play their part on the modernisation agenda of the Zimbabwean economy through agriculture. Agriculture world over has gone scientific throughout the value chain from planting to harvesting...

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