Home News Agro-business

Agro-business

absence of new technologies is preventing the local bee-keeping industry, from generating

The absence of new technologies is preventing the local bee-keeping industry, from generating large sums of revenue from honey as the majority of the farmers are producing less than ten products out of a possible 300. Honey is well known...

A brief analysis of Tobacco prices on floors this year 2018

Tobacco prices obtaining at the floors this year are better than last year with associations attributing the trend to stiff competition by buyers. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board TIMB statistics show that the average price of $2,81 per kg as...

Tobacco seed sales up

  Tobacco production is poised for an increase in the summer cropping season following a 73 percent increase in seed sales. Latest figures from the sector show that 601 kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco seed has been sold, up from 373...

Cimas to unveal new products at Harare Agricultural Show

The Society will this year unveil two new medical aid products and a range of benefits to visitors to the Cimas Medical Aid Society’s Harare Agricultural Show stand. Members will also be treated to exciting health-related activities and some free...

Farmers embrace command wheat programme

  Farmers in the Middle Sabi, who had turned away from wheat farming in the past 10 years, have resumed cropping the cereal following the introduction of government’s command agriculture programme. The incorporation of wheat in the command farming programme has...

ZimTrade introduces ONLINE EXPORT READINESS CHECKER to help agro – exporters

Are you a farmer and thinking of venturing into export business , well zimtrade launched a tool to assist you in measuring how ready you are on exporting your produce to other countries through their EXPORT READINESS CHECKER .This...

more than 19 fish ponds lying stagnant in Mutasa

overnment in 2016 embarked on a nationwide drive to encourage small-scale fish farming, as a way of empowering communities and promoting aquaculture as a business. Since then, Mutasa South has rolled out projects which have seen villagers forming groups to...

More farmers taking agri-insurance

PLAYERS in the insurance sector have said the uptake of agriculture insurance nosedived soon after the fast-track land reform programme, as new farmers took up insurance on an irregular basis. BY FIDELITY MHLANGA Old Mutual senior business development manager, Immaculate Musonza...

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...

20 amazing Small Agricultural Business Ideas you can invest on in zimbabwe ,...

Agricultural Business Ideas Urban Agriculture You don’t need a huge space to get into the agriculture business. If you have a city or suburban home, you can grow in small or vertical containers to get the most out of your space.   Herb...

MUST READ