Agriculture
Zim exploring Chinese market for agric products PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 January 2017 19:57

The government is exploring ways of securing markets for agricultural products in China as well as unlocking finance to fund production within the local economy.

 
TIMB dispatches teams for crop assessment PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 January 2017 19:52

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has dispatched technical teams to various provinces to conduct a national crop assessment on the expected tobacco output and the state of farmers’ preparedness to deliver their golden leaf to kick start the 2017 marketing season.  

 
Apply best animal husbandry practices, farmers urged PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 January 2017 19:52

Farmers have been implored to apply the best animal husbandry practices to ensure that their cattle are sheltered under good conditions and dose them against various diseases which usually come with the rains.

 
Farmers optimistic of bumper harvest PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 January 2017 19:54

The 2016/17 summer cropping season continues to churn out more success stories with farmers on course to meet maize production targets.

 
ARDA ramps up production PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 January 2017 17:11

The Agriculture Rural Development Authority (ARDA) has significantly increased production for the 2016/17 summer cropping season throughout its 21 Estates.

 
Govt secures pesticides to curb armyworm outbreak PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 17:20

The government has started moving in to contain the devastating armyworm by providing chemicals as a quick win solution for farmers who are battling to identify the proper pesticides to curb the outbreak of the fall armyworm which is destroying maize countrywide.

 
Govt to avert fertiliser shortages PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 18:11

Government is working flat out to avert fertiliser shortages especially ammonium nitrate which is on high demand by farmers.

 
Fall-army worm wrecks havoc in Mat North PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 14:22