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Commodity Prices as at 1 June 2018

Commodity Prices (ZW) Commodity Prices as at 1 June 2018 Price (US$) per metric tonne Commodity GMB Private Buyers Maize 390                 - Sorghum 390             250 Rapoko 390                 - Millet 390        ...

HARARE AGRICULTURAL SHOW GUIDE 2018 -zas

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Seed manufacturing companies say Zimbabwe has adequate seed stocks

Seed manufacturing companies say Zimbabwe has adequate seed stocks to sustain requirements of farmers during the 2018-19 summer cropping season. This comes as preparations for the forthcoming agricultural season have just started with regulatory authorities assessing the availability of seed...

The 71st edition of the Mashonaland West Agricultural Show kicks off

The 71st edition of the Mashonaland West Agricultural Show kicks off this Thursday in the provincial capital, Chinhoyi. The re-branded agricultural showcase is expected to run between Thursday and Sunday, and is to be officially opened on Saturday. The expo previously ran...

Harare Agric Show 2018 bigger, better

THE much anticipated 2018 Harare Agricultural Show will run from Au­gust 27 to September 1, 2018 at the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society Business Park. The Show this year will be held under the theme: "Field to Industry: Produce. Connect. Develop."  "As ZAS...

What is a water abstraction agreement? Why is it required?

What is a water abstraction agreement? A water abstraction agreement is a contract that any person, entity or organisation who needs a reservation for their use of   raw water from Zinwa managed or State dams enters into with Zinwa for...

Cotton makes a comeback

Zimbabwe’s cotton deliveries have reached 100 000 tonnes – surpassing last year’s national output of 74 000 tonnes, The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe has said. At its peak in 2013, the country produced 352 000 tonnes of cotton, but plummeted...

Tobacco deliveries hit record 238m kg

The 2018 flue-cured tobacco deliveries have reached a record 238 million kilogrammes, the highest ever in the history of the country. The previous record was 237 million kg, which was achieved in 2000. According to latest Tobacco Industry and...

Cotton demand surges

Demand for Zimbabwean cotton on the international market has shot up to unprecedented levels as both the European and Asian countries respond to the Zimbabwe is open for business mantra being spearheaded by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Dubbed the white gold,...

Farmers urged to grow small grains

Smallholder farmers in Muzarabani have been urged to grow small grains in order to ensure food security. Government continues to roll out the Presidential Inputs Scheme in all the country’s districts with farmers being urged to grow crops suitable...

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