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Mhlupheki, Dube WE are now in mid-November and this is the trying month for livestock farmers. ...

Mhlupheki Dube WHILE the economy is self-correcting and trying to find an equilibrium as economists tell us, it is important for the Government to prioritise agricultural production in its intervention. ...

Charleen Ndlovu, Farming Reporter THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is leasing out its two farms, Aisleby and Good Hope to interested business people after failing to run them profitably. ...

Indigenous chickens Thandeka Matebese, Farming Reporter A BULAWAYO-BASED farmers’ organisation, Matabeleland Goat Sheep Poultry Trust (MGSPT) is in the process of compiling a list of indigenous chicken breeders in Matabeleland region with an aim of supplying a consortium of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as part of their poverty alleviation programme in remote...

Mhlupheki  Dube I OFTEN discuss with smallholder farmers on the importance of keeping and using records for their beef production enterprises. ...

Munyaradzi Musiiwa , Midlands Correspondent THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority made a turnover of about $60 million last year from the 800 dams it is managing across the country, an official has said. ...

 Mhlupheki Dube THE continuation of increases in prices of commodities has not spared the agricultural sector which has seen most agro inputs spiralling out of reach for many farmers. ...

Mhlupheki Dube THE fluctuations of the rates on the money markets have not only brought a headache in the general economy but it has also brought to the fore challenges in most value chains, including the beef production. ...

Dr Patrick Kormawa Dumisani Nsingo , Senior Farming Reporter THE Government working with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an arm of the United Nations (UN) are finalising a draft of the agricultural policy aimed at accelerating the revival of the sector and its contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). ...

Munyaradzi Musiiwa , Midlands Correspondent FARMERS have so far delivered 1,1 million tonnes of maize to the Strategic Grain Reserves at the Grain Marketing Board, an official has said. ...