Farmers start receiving Command Agric inputs PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:31

The government’s programme to put 400 000 hectares of maize under a specialised import substitution programme targeting both A1 and A2 farmers across the country is progressing well with most farmers having started receiving inputs.


Mushandike Irrigation Scheme still to receive inputs PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 13:53

Mushandike Irrigation Scheme in Masvingo is yet to receive inputs for the Command Agriculture Programme and the farmers say time is running out.

Summer cropping season preps begin in Hwange PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 12:13

Communal farmers in Hwange have begun land preparation ahead of the beginning of the rainfall season which will mark the commencement of the 2016/2017 summer cropping season.

Green belt for Mutasa district taking shape PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 11:34

Plans to turn the entire Mutasa district into a green belt are progressing well following the operationalisation of the Pungwe pipe line agreement with over 5 000 households expected to benefit from the water project through irrigation facilities.

Float tray system improving tobacco seedlings quality PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 20:22

The uptake in the tobacco float tray system by farmers has seen an improvement in the quality of tobacco seedlings in the country.

Agric Investment Plan implementation mechanism unveiled PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:22

The government in conjunction with developmental partners has unveiled the Zimbabwe Agriculture Investment Plan co-ordination and implementation mechanisms to increase business opportunities within the farming industry.

COTTCO intensifies presidential inputs distribution PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 November 2016 20:11

The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (COTTCO) has intensified the disbursement of cotton inputs under the Presidential Input Scheme with over 75 percent uptake of the targeted 300 000 households having been recorded countrywide.

Fish farming fair held in Mt Darwin PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 November 2016 19:56

Aquaculture Zimbabwe says fish farming can help to enhance the country’s economic growth if properly implemented.

Zim to attend African Agriculture Indada in SA PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 November 2016 15:15

Zimbabwean agro-business firms are seeking strategic joint venture partnerships with their South African counterparts at the forthcoming 2016 African Agriculture Investment Indaba set for Cape Town, South Africa on the 28th of this month.


Zim potato industry eyes one million tonnes PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 November 2016 14:58

Zimbabwe’s potato industry is targeting one million tonnes in the next two years from the current 480 000 tonnes on the back of a value chain strategy for the sector unveiled this Friday.


Forestry Commission spearheads agro-forestry drive PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:50

The Forestry Commission says it is embarking on an aggressive agro-forestry drive, with 5 million fruit trees to be planted this season as part of the initiative.


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