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Judith Phiri, Farming Reporter A BULAWAYO-BASED non-governmental organisation, Green Tunnel has introduced a modern greenhouse with the ability of mitigating effects of climate change while enhancing agricultural productivity. ...

Mhlupheki Dube WE are in the season of agricultural shows in the country with some districts and provinces having held their shows while others are still to do so. ...

Mhlupheki Dube ONE of the challenges one faces when trying to inculcate a commercial mindset among smallholder livestock farmers is the depressed offtake. Smallholder livestock farmers have an inherent reluctance to sell their animals. This is despite the fact that about 80 percent of the national herd is held by smallholders. ...

Matopos Research Institute assistant farm manager Mr Xavier Zhakata (left) in one of the pens with Holstein and Tuli crossed dairy heifers Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter SEVEN communal farmers in Matabeleland region have received high yielding dairy cattle crossbreeds through the Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust’s Dairy Revitalisation Programme as part of Government’s...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter MATABELELAND South Agricultural Show is this year poised to hold one of the biggest exhibitions as organisers seek to improve production on the back of massive support from Government under the Command Livestock Programme. ...

Mhlupheki Dube A NATIONAL sale for pedigree bulls bred by local breeders was held in Harare two weeks ago. I did not attend the bull sale. ...

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter MATABELELAND Goat Sheep and Poultry Trust (MGSP) is working on encouraging goat farmers to realise optimum benefits from their agricultural enterprise through venturing into goat dairy production. ...

Dr Themba Dlodlo Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter WHOEVER coined the idiom “laughing all the way to the bank” might have probably had one of Matabeleland region and the country’s best cattle rancher and stud breeder, Dr Themba Dlodlo of Nguni Brahmans in mind. ...

Mhlupheki Dube THIS week, I have decided to discuss one component of livestock production which I have given little coverage perhaps because it is not an area of my strength. ...

Mr Sam Malaba Africa Moyo AGRIBANK has obtained a $30 million line of credit from the Industrial Development Corporation South Africa (IDCSA) to support the agriculture sector. ...