Agriculture
Tobacco Industry poised for the growth PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 13 April 2010 08:11

 

tobacco.jpgTobacco industry is poised for growth with farmers expected to surpass the 2009 selling season target as deliveries at the auction floors continue to rise.
 
High costs affect Horticulture Production PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 12 April 2010 11:05

 

horticulture_centre_gardens.jpgHorticulture production has slowed down due to high production costs and low demand for the produce.
 
Farmers not happy with cotton pricing system PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 April 2010 08:58

cotton.jpgCotton farmers are crying foul over the prevailing pricing system which they say prevents them from making any profit from the sale of their produce.

 

 
Gvt to re-introduce food for work programme PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 14:59

constituency mberengwaaa.jpgCommunity leaders and villagers in Murehwa district are calling for the government to re-introduce the food for work programme this year saying it will cushion their communities from hunger while also helping in the development of rural infrastructure.

 
Jatropha trees:An alternative for cheaper energy PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 31 March 2010 15:34

jatropha1.jpgWith the threat of global warming caused by climate change becoming a reality due to extreme weather patterns being experienced all over the world, a number of energy projects aimed at reducing global warming are being put in place in a number of districts in Zimbabwe.

 
Thousand dollars lost in tobacco scam PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 March 2010 19:28

tobaco.jpgScores of farmers are feared to have lost thousands of dollars at the Zimbabwe Tobacco Auction Centre, ZITAC tobacco auction floors in a scam which saw auction floors staff under weighing tobacco bales delivered.

 
Adopt conservation farming practices - Dr Made PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 16:29

joseph-made.jpgLocal A1 farmers have been encouraged to adopt conservation faming practices as a way of enhancing food security given the current inconsistent rainfall patterns due to climate change.

 
Gvt to assist women in agriculture PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 March 2010 08:10

chombo-ignatius-.jpgZANU PF Secretary for Lands, Land Reform and Resettlement, Dr Ignatius Chombo, says government is working on a policy to assist women in venturing into full time agricultural activities through funding, the allocation of land and availing inputs.

 
Mberengwa residents appeal for food aid PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 March 2010 14:18

constituency mberengwaaa.jpgPeople in Chief Mposi's area in Mberengwa have appealed for food assistance from the government following a drought that has hit the area.

 
Practice good farming methods, farmers urged PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 14 March 2010 17:11

tobacco.jpgFarmer organisations have urged small holder tobacco farmers to practice good farming methods if the nation is to realise maximum yields.

 
Tobacco selling prices up by 4% PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 12:25

tobacco.jpgTobacco selling prices at the country’s auction floors have gone up by four percent on the back of an increase in deliveries amid optimism of attractive returns for the growers by the end of the 2009/2010 marketing season.

 


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