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Sukoluhle Ndlovu, Midlands Correspondent COTTON farmers in Gokwe say the Government should assist them in setting up mini-ginneries in respective farms and communities to add value to their produce which is being looted by cotton contractors who only leave them paltry payments. ...

SOMETIME during the past week I read a story in one of our sister papers about the Cabinet having agreed to the use of livestock by smallholder farmers for medical aid purposes. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter BUY Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) have organised a maize value chain conference in a bid to ensure players in the agricultural sector optimise the cereal’s economic benefits in the wake of anticipated improved yields this year. ...

HEAVY rains received this year came with a number of challenges for livestock farmers especially as it relates to diseases. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter LIVESTOCK players in Hwange District, Matabeleland North Province, have over the years been failing to grab a niche market which exist in their area due to unavailability of proper infrastructure and flawed marketing systems. ...

  Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter AFTER being allocated land under the Government’s land reform programme, Mr Kalani Ndlovu, the owner of the 840-hectare Mjayeli Farm in Umguza District, Matabeleland North Province did not sit on his laurels but made an effort to productively utilise the resource at his disposal. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter WORK on the completion of the first phase of one of the country’s biggest irrigation schemes, Bulawayo Kraal in Binga District, Matabeleland North Province is expected to be completed next month. ...

LIVESTOCK marketing is one subject area which I have discussed extensively on this platform but the need to continue dialogue on this subject seems to be endless. ...

Sandra Tekere, Sunday News Reporter MATOBO rural district administrator has lauded the Government’s Command Agriculture saying it was the missing link in intensive agriculture productivity that ensures food security at household and national level. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter A FRESH foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak has been reported at Nyamandovu, Umguza District in Matabeleland North Province. ...