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Farmers urged to prepare for fall armyworm in midlands

Farmers in the Midlands Province have been urged to spray their crops, amid reports of the fall armyworm having been detected in some parts of the province. Provincial Crop and Livestock Officer Mrs Medlinah Magwenzi confirmed that...

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.

Torrential rains hit Zimbabwe

The Meteorological Department (Met Department) is forecasting torrential rains to cause havoc throughout the country in the coming few days. According to the Met Department, rains and windstorm will strike tomorrow morning with meteorologist...

SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

interesting ways to improve broiler feeding efficiency to achieve max possible weight/age

Most measures to improve this useful index of productivity are by balancing the ratio between energy and amino acids, and (or) by improving nutrient digestibility by a number of different means. But, the feed efficiency rate can be...

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...

Zimbabwean agro-scientist addresses UK faming conference

ZIMBABWEAN scientist Nyasha Mudukuti is one of the key note speakers at the at the 2019 Oxford faming conference which started this Tuesday. Hundreds of farming enthusiasts from across the UK and abroad have...

How Droughts Dominate Africa’s Risk Environment

FINDINGS Interesting findings More than 60 percent of households report sudden losses in income and assets.Weather shocks are very common, but price risk is just as prevalent. Death and...

Light showers, warmer temperatures this week

In its latest weather update, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) says the country should expect light rainfall showers and warmer temperatures this week. MSD forecaster James Ngoma said Matabeleland North, northern areas of the Midlands, Bulawayo and Harare metropolitan, Manicaland...

Shocking rot at GMB exposed

The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has been exposed for lacking basic corporate governance procedures after the parastatal admitted to disposing a consignment of 60 000 metric tonnes of maize imported from Mexico to stockfeed producers cherry picked by the...