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Agribank Rewards Murewa Best Farmer of the Year

A small-scale farmer from Murewa last week commended Agribank for its commitment to promoting farming activities in the rural areas after the bank paid him $500 for  landing the Best Farmer of the Year award at the Mashonaland East...

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        ...

pics : Violence erupted today at the Tobacco floors as Riot Police clashed with...

pics : Violence erupted today at the Tobacco floors as Riot Police clashed with tobacco farmers Police beat up tobacco farmers who were demanding their money. Command Agriculture? pic.twitter.com/SSKqfBYlcA — Nyakasikana Chitse (@NyakaChitse) May 4, 2017    

Zimbabwe Banks to Accept Cows as Collateral

Commercial banks in Zimbabwe will soon be compelled to accept livestock such as cattle, goats and sheep as collateral for cash loans to informal businesses under a new law presented to parliament Tuesday.Under the Movable Property Security Interests Bill...

cockroach farms are a cash cow

As It turns out China has a booming trade in cockroaches that can earn as much as 1200 yuan per kilogram, or $89 per pound. The roaring roach trade began when a Yunnan medical professor noticed elderly ethnic minorities in the area’s...

Exhibitors scramble for space at Harare Agric Show

  Over 92 percent of the available exhibition space has already been occupied for this year’s edition of the Harare Agricultural Show. With some few days left for the show to commence, 67 891 square metres of exhibition space have been...

Tobacco stalks destructions; govt sticks to gazetted regulations

The Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development says it will stick to the gazetted regulations for destructions of tobacco stalks until research is done to establish if the current climate changes warrant shifting of the dates. With Zimbabwe...

2018 Harare Agricultural Show Theme : FIELD TO INDUSTRY PRODUCE.- CONNECT. DEVELOP.

The annual Harare Agricultural Show is the premier event organized by the ZAS for the national facilitation and promotion of agricultural development in Zimbabwe. Attracting more than 500 exhibitors and over 180 000people annually, the Show presents a unique...

China’s Chemical-Laced Artificial Eggs no threat to Agriculture -watch video of how they are...

If there’s anything that can put Chinese chickens out of work, it’s the man-made eggs that have been plaguing consumers for over a decade. Since 2003, Chinese workers have been able to replicate chicken eggs to a surprising degree...

Training programme for Hwange livestock farmers

Villagers from Hwange’s Jambezi, Mwemba and Ndangababi communities have benefited from a training programme being implemented by the Veterinary Services Department and Environment Africa aimed at improving livestock production and creating a basis for the effective take-off of...

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