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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...

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...

Nigeria set to overtake SA as largest maize producer in sub-Saharan Africa – economist

Nigeria is poised to overtake South Africa and become the largest maize producer in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the 2018/19 production season, according to Wandile Sihlobo, an agricultural economist at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of SA. Last year South...

Maize meal price to go up

The price of maize meal is set to go up after the rise in the cost of fuel by over 150 percent, with grain millers saying transport costs for outside deliveries and raw materials have shot up by over...

Zim Farmers optimistic of good season In 2018/9

Maize producers in Masvingo North are optimistic of a good harvest this season despite generally low and erratic rains that have fallen in their area. The majority of the maize crop is at tasselling stage and most of the farmers...

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...

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...

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