Quick Gmb market prices this season – 2017

Producer prices G.M.B -all deports in Zim. Cerials$390/ tonne -maize -mhunga -rapoko -sorghum *wheat $500/tonne Pulses/tonne -nyimo $300 -soybeans $ 495 -cowpeas $ 300 -sugarbeans $900 Oil crops/tonne -sunflower $ 300 -G/nuts unshelled $500

Fish farming, comprehensive aquaculture policy in Zim,and how it has been progressing this year...

FISH PRODUCTION GRAPHIC MAY 2017 Correspondent As Zimbabwe sets out to develop a fully-fledged fish farming industry, a number of initiatives can be adopted to grow the vast aquaculture potential of the country. Zimbabwe already boasts the largest fish farming operation in...

Why You Should Start Keeping Bees ,and here is a list of which beehive...

Bees are so hard working that they don’t just stop with producing honey. They also provide us with the have the following; Pollination Bee bread Production Propolis Bees Wax Royal jelly Bee Venom for medical use (Apitherapy) Honey (Well,...

How to attract bees to your new hive | zimfarmer

A bait hive is an empty hive that is set up to attract a swarm during the swarming season. First :How bees work For about a week before a colony swarms it sends out scout bees to find a new home....

Vermi-Aquaponics System (VA System) is the future of sustainable farming.

After spending time with Harare Institute of Technology student Clive Nyapoko, it’s very clear that the Vermi-Aquaponics System (VA System) is the future of sustainable farming. It combines Vermiculture (farming of worms to produce organic fertilisers), Aquaponics (farming of vegetables...

ABC Auctions to bid agricultural equipment on 1 june 2017- dont miss out

leading auctioneers for all of your farming equipment disposals. Enter you equipment now for this great farming equipment auction. Contact Nigel 0772 390 592 Bryan 0772 234 031

How Fish farming is transforming livelihoods in rural communities

FOR Jennifer Manatsa (56) of Sithole village, taking care of 11 grandchildren has been challenging. Toiling in other people’s fields and gardens was her order of the day. “My grandchildren had difficulties going to school, I could not feed them,...

Tick-borne disease outbreak

AN outbreak of a tick-borne disease, theileriosis, in Mashonaland East and Central provinces has claimed hundreds of cattle, leaving villagers distraught. Theileriosis is a disease caused by a species of theileria, a blood-borne parasite that only affects cattle and is...

China’s Chemical-Laced Artificial Eggs no threat to Agriculture -watch video of how they are...

If there’s anything that can put Chinese chickens out of work, it’s the man-made eggs that have been plaguing consumers for over a decade. Since 2003, Chinese workers have been able to replicate chicken eggs to a surprising degree...

report on the just ended Byo Agric Show : more steers sold

NINENTY-SEVEN show steers were this year sold at the recently held fatstock show during the Bulawayo Agricultural Show which runs concurrently with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. Conducted at the showgrounds on April 27, the fatstock show attracted 97 steers...