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John Deere dangles US$50 million deal

World-renowned manufacturer of agriculture, construction and heavy equipment — John Deere — is in talks with the Government with a view to concluding a deal that could see the firm providing agriculture mechanisation equipment worth over US$50 million. Representatives of...

Exciting Soya Products you can make in your house easily

Now that very soon there is going to be a huge supply of cheap agro products like soya beans , maize meal and peanuts , i am going to be taking you through simple recipes to make delicious homemade...

Herd of cows ate to death after consuming entire winter rations in just one...

Half of a herd of cows ate themselves to death after escaping from their pen in Western France. Farmer Anthony Vaillant had failed to secure the door of a barn, allowing the 46 cows it housed to wander out. The animals...

Manicaland ,Matebeleland crops in danger

FARMERS in Manicaland are at risk of accruing huge losses due to a combination of poor rains and mid-season drought that have resulted in severe damage to crops before reaching maturity. This will likely threaten productivity and food and...

Fivet joins “Clean up Zimbabwe”

Fivet Animal Health shared today on their profile ,images as they underwent some cleaning exercise ; Fivet joining - "Zimbabwe Clean up Zimbabwe" We challenge all the other Animal Health and Nutrition Companies to join in once a month! Zero Tolerance To...

Pork industry set for growth as number of slaughtered pigs increased by nearly...

THE number of slaughtered pigs increased by  nearly 20% in 2018 compared to the previous year, but the sector remained heavily constrained by high costs of feed and veterinary medicines, an official has said. Pig Industry Board (PIB) director Andrew...

Nigeria set to overtake SA as largest maize producer in sub-Saharan Africa – economist

Nigeria is poised to overtake South Africa and become the largest maize producer in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the 2018/19 production season, according to Wandile Sihlobo, an agricultural economist at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of SA. Last year South...

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...

Number of cotton growers gone up by 50%

The production of cotton is this season expected to increase as the number of growers has gone up by 50 percent, a development that has been attributed to the Presidential Cotton Free Inputs. The...