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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. ...

Nhlupheki Dube I HAD the opportunity to visit Umzingwane District last week, specifically areas around Mathendele and Kumbudzi and I could not help but feel for the livestock farmers and their animals. ...

Mhlupheki Dube THE Government has been on song with command livestock giving a number of smallholder farmers heifers and cows to build their herds. ...

One of the beneficiaries of Greenfield Garden project Ms Theresia Jubane (58) waters her garden at Emganwini suburb on Wednesday Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter RESIDENTS from the high-density suburb of Emganwini in Bulawayo have turned a 3,5 hectare piece of land into a thriving urban market garden which has begun to transform livelihoods of a number of impoverished...

Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent STAKEHOLDERS have been urged to prioritise production at Mundi-Mataga Irrigation scheme and stop the bickering which has over the years halted the transformation of the scheme which has the potential to uplift rural Mberengwa and turn Mataga Growth Point into a thriving modern settlement. ...

Mrs Mainah Ndlovu of Banda Village at Menyezwa ward in Lupane District, Matabeleland North Province shows two of three heifers under Government’s ongoing Special Livestock, Fisheries and Wildlife Programme at her homestead’s kraal on Wednesday Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter IT’S a chilly Wednesday and the sun is setting and Mrs Mainah Ndlovu stands a stone’s...