Farmers fail to utilise dairy collecting centres PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:48

The Deputy Agriculture - Livestock, Cde Paddy Zhanda has expressed disappointment at the failure by farmers to fully utilise dairy collecting centres dotted countrywide.

Co-ordination key in boosting horticulture revenues PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 13:53

Horticulture producers have been urged to grow specific crop varieties so as to build sustainable markets which guarantee constant revenue streams.


Glow Petroleum bankrolls schools tree planting programme PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 16:40

The Forestry Commission and Glow Petroleum have entered into a partnership that will see the local fuel company unveiling at least US$25000 annually for the next 10 years to support schools tree planting programmes in the country.

NGO develops heat tolerant seed varieties PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 31 October 2016 17:16

A non-governmental organisation, CYMMT has been working on developing seed varieties that can withstand the heat in areas like Masvingo to avert the effects of climate change.

Small grains seed production for Binga farmers PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 28 October 2016 20:49

The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has partnered with the Kariyangwe community of Binga in the production of foundation seed for small grains.


Livestock breed improvement programme for Mhondoro PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 October 2016 20:19

A livestock commercialisation project has been launched in the Wanganui area of Mhondoro.

Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme expansion kicks off PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 October 2016 15:46

Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme is set for an expansion after an US$18 million facility was unveiled highlighting government’s commitment to create food self-sufficiency.


Thuli-Makwe Irrigation Scheme to increase productivity PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 13:26

Farmers at Thuli-Makwe Irrigation Scheme in Gwanda have entered into a joint venture with a local investor in a development that is expected to enhance agricultural productivity at the underutilised facility.

Govt moves to avert cotton seed shortages PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 October 2016 15:32

The government has reserved a quota of cotton lint from the export market in order to avert a serious seed shortage which may hamper production.


Double milk production, dairy farmers urged PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 14 October 2016 13:38

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development responsible for livestock Cde Paddy Zhanda has implored dairy farmers to double their efforts and work towards creating sufficient milk production by 2019.


Tobacco registration deadline set PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 October 2016 14:44