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farmers There is a looming drought season ahead !

IT’S that time of the year once again when I bring in bad news and start warning my fellow small-scale farmers. Forewarned is forearmed. There is a looming drought season ahead and as at now everything else is pointing...

Combine harvester shortage hits farmers for winter wheat harvesting

FARMERS in Mashonaland West province are racing against time to harvest their winter wheat crop ahead of the onset of the rainy season amid a critical shortage of harvesting equipment. The situation has been compounded by the rising cost of...

No hunger threat yet: Govt

DEPUTY Lands and Agriculture minister Vangelis Peter Haritatos has assured the nation that there were no threat of hunger despite wheat and soyabeans shortages as the country had sufficient grain reserves. BY VENERANDA LANGA Lands and Agriculture deputy minister Vangelis Peter...

Cold spell to continue

THE cold spell being experienced in most parts of the country is a result of dropping of temperatures in South Africa and may prevail until tomorrow, the Meteorological Services Department said yesterday. Most parts of the country yesterday experienced cold...

colds affect Goats

POOR husbandry practices and cold weather in some of Manicaland’s rural and high veld areas have negatively affected efforts to increase goat production in the province, an official has said. This was revealed by director livestock and pastures research...

Gvt invests in cloud seeding ahead of 2018 erratic rains

Gvt has injected US $400 000 in cloud seeding ahead of 2018 erratic rains during e planting season More info coming soon

Advocating for the adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) on a wide scale in...

The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union in partnership with Norad through SACAU is implementing a Climate Smart Agriculture(CSA) advocacy program, Advocating for the adoption of CSA on a wide scale in Zimbabwe ZFU has identified climate change as one of the major challenges...

Govt rolls out climate change workshops

GOVERNMENT has launched a series of capacity building workshops in two of the country’s 10 provinces to equip provincial heads in development and environmental issues to do with climate change adaptation strategies. The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and...

(CIMMYT) director-general discusses with Munangagwa on ways of enhancing agricultural productivity in the face...

President Mnangagwa welcomes International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre director general Dr Martin Kropff at Munhumutapa Offices in Harare yesterday.-(Picture by Tawanda Mudimu) Felex Share Senior Reporter President Mnangagwa yesterday met International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) director-general Dr Martin...

Crops don’t need rain. They need water to grow

Crops don't need rain. They need water to grow. #HowWillYouLead in your community in order to change the dependence on rain-fed Agriculture?

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