blockchain Data sharing can improve fresh produce industry

According to Ed Treacy, vice-president of supply chain efficiencies for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), blockchain technology holds great possibilities for improving efficiency and traceability in the fresh produce sector. In particular, it optimises supply chain operations, enhancing quality...

Zimbabwe’s poultry industry recorded a 32% jump in output, producing 90,8 million day-old chicks...

Zimbabwe Poultry Association (ZPA) chairperson, Solomon Zawe told NewsDay that 2018 was “so good” and they recovered well from the Avian Influenza outbreak which hit the sector hard in 2017. “The year 2018 was so good. We recovered well from...

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...

Butchery operators flocking to Odzi to buy the infected cattle and carcasses for resale

A RARE tick-borne disease (atheileriosis) is killing cattle at an alarming rate in Mutare district with some unscrupulous elements reportedly selling the carcases to butchery operators at give away prices, putting the lives of unsuspecting consumers at risk. More than...

Listen to Fivet Livestock Voices starting this Thursday on StarFM at 7.20pm!

Listen to Fivet Livestock Voices starting this Thursday on StarFM at 7.20pm! www.starfm.co.zw ; Facebook- Star FM Radio Station; Frequencies 89.7MGhz Harare radius transmitter. 93.1 Bulawayo radius transmitter.

Delayed start of season and significant rainfall deficits negatively impacting cropping conditions

Delayed start of season and significant rainfall deficits negatively impacting cropping conditions The October 2018 to March 2019 rainy season in Southern Africa started nearly a month late, and rainfall totals to date are significantly below average across much of...

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...

Nature does not lie

this article by Tichaona Gumunyu , caught my attention and thought maybe i could share , very insightful.he said  "Walking around some parts of Harare today I came across these two pieces of fields. The fields are divided by...

most beautiful corn

This is the most beautiful corn. It is a Native American variety called 'Glass Gem Corn' and yes it really does grow like that