Tightly monitor Command Agric: Chimene PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 18:14

The government should take stern measures and adopt close monitoring mechanism to curb abuse of inputs and fertilisers by beneficiaries of Command Agriculture.

Cotton output continues to decline PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 19:27

The cotton marketing season is on course to end with low volumes owing to a significant decline in production.

Irrigated tobacco promising PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 10 October 2016 19:19

Irrigated tobacco crops planted early September are thriving, with farmers expressing optimism of a good 2016/2017 cropping season.   

Local irrigation equipment manufacturers hailed PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 October 2016 16:54

The government has commended local manufacturers of irrigation equipment for boosting the farm mechanisation drive and creating employment.


Utilise land to guarantee food security, farmers told PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 06 October 2016 19:24

The launch of command farming has seen the government urging farmers to use land productively.

Geography information science critical in agricultural development: Prof Murwira PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 03 October 2016 12:20

The University of Zimbabwe has partnered the Meteorological department and Agritex in giving farmers specific weather patterns for agricultural enhancement.

Wheat output expected to double up PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 03 October 2016 11:39

Harvesting of wheat is now in full swing with the country expecting to double production to about 60 000 tonnes up from the 32 000 tonnes produced last year.

Govt rolls out Dairy Revitalization Programme PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 September 2016 22:32

The government in partnership with the local dairy industry has launched the country’s Dairy Revitalization Programme.

Zim urged to adopt specialised approach in maize production PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 September 2016 20:13

Zimbabwe has been urged to adopt a specialised approach in maize production by leveraging on areas where maize performs fairly well and to strengthen climate risk management strategies.

Zim hosts national horticulture conference PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 14:22

Horticulture exporters have a chance to dialogue over challenges affecting the industry when the national horticultural conference starts next week.


Govt prioritises food security: Dep Minister PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 September 2016 15:48