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Farmers urged to prepare for fall armyworm in midlands

Farmers in the Midlands Province have been urged to spray their crops, amid reports of the fall armyworm having been detected in some parts of the province. Provincial Crop and Livestock Officer Mrs Medlinah Magwenzi confirmed that...

Number of cotton growers gone up by 50%

The production of cotton is this season expected to increase as the number of growers has gone up by 50 percent, a development that has been attributed to the Presidential Cotton Free Inputs. The...

ARDA Rebuilding Plantations across zim

Plantations have over the past few years been mainly associated with commercial or large scale farmers who have the technical expertise and capital to undertake production of cash crop for export markets.

Agrobusiness : a walk into a successfull fresh produce delivery venture in zimbabwe

For Kuda Musasiwa, a marketing consultant, growing tomatoes was supposed to be a pastime, but when he found himself struggling to secure new marketing contracts, the fallback plan became the main plan. Today the venture has gone...

Torrential rains hit Zimbabwe

The Meteorological Department (Met Department) is forecasting torrential rains to cause havoc throughout the country in the coming few days. According to the Met Department, rains and windstorm will strike tomorrow morning with meteorologist...

SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

interesting ways to improve broiler feeding efficiency to achieve max possible weight/age

Most measures to improve this useful index of productivity are by balancing the ratio between energy and amino acids, and (or) by improving nutrient digestibility by a number of different means. But, the feed efficiency rate can be...

2018 will be remembered in Zim’s history for attaining the highest tobacco production levels...

THE year 2018 will be remembered in the history of the country for attaining the highest tobacco production levels ever since the growing of the golden leaf began. There were also no grain imports...

Zimbabwean agro-scientist addresses UK faming conference

ZIMBABWEAN scientist Nyasha Mudukuti is one of the key note speakers at the at the 2019 Oxford faming conference which started this Tuesday. Hundreds of farming enthusiasts from across the UK and abroad have...

ZIM’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute...

ZIMBABWE’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute veterinary vaccine shortages and stockfeed, among other pressing challenges. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Forecasts have suggested that the...

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