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Day 1 tobacco sales rake in $423 000,here are the opening average prices for...

At least $422 729 worth of tobacco weighing 191 891 kilogrammes was sold on the first day of the marketing season on Wednesday, according to figures released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board.The average price for the three...

Drama at Tobacco Sales Floor as Farmers stage demo after banks break agreement

Tobacco farmers yesterday staged a demonstration at Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) over the failure by banks to allow them to withdraw $1 000 as announced by a tripartite agreement among stakeholders.The farmers also complained over banks’ delays in processing...

Telecel Launches Farmer’s Club For Zimbabwe’s Farmers

ZIMBABWE’s third mobile phone operator, Telecel has launched an Information Communications Technology (ICT) package called Farmer’s Club specifically tailored for the agricultural sector, Techunzipped has established.One of the key characteristics of the package are farming tips, latest farming news,...

tobbacco auction floors open today

The 2017 tobacco marketing season has opened today (15-03-2017), with more than 1 000 bales expected to be sold across the three action floors in Harare today. Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made will be guest of...

Farmers urged to open Bank Accounts

AGRICULTURE, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made has called on farmers across the country to open bank accounts ahead of harvesting to ensure smooth payment for grain deliveries to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB).Zimbabwe expects to harvest...

Novatech undertaking poultry training the whole of this month

Novatech undertaking poultry training the whole of this month at a very low cost of $2 per heard , at their Harare Show Grounds Dep, see more on this advert below

SA chicken import wars: Wake up call for Zim

THE South African poultry industry is in serious distress due to the heavy influx of cheap chicken imports mainly from Europe. Recent media reports from the neighbouring country indicate that imports have put a strain on dozens of poultry...

TIMB to use e-marketing system this season

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has intensified tobacco mock sales to train merchants and auctioneers on how the new e-marketing system will be used during the 2017 marketing season which begins next week.The e-marketing system introduced by...

Prospects of bumper harvest high

The country has over six months’ supply of maize held under the Strategic Grain Reserve while the area of all major crops planted this season has doubled due to the good rains and the support given to farmers under...

tobacco selling season is expected to open on March 15.- farmers want better prices

Tobacco farmers yesterday said they were expecting fair prices this marketing season to enable them to reinvest in the production of the lucrative crop.This comes as the 2017 tobacco selling season is expected to open on March 15.Deliveries will...

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