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Robin Muchetu Senior Reporter GRADE Seven pupils in the country who will soon be examined in agriculture will be complete pupils who are in line with   the country’s educational strategies as outlined in the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation economic blueprint, an ...

THE construction of biogas digesters for 500 farmers in Matabeleland North by the Zimbabwe Association of Pig Producers (ZAPP) working with the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) is now at an advanced state as the organisation is set to meet officials from the Ministry of ...

FARMERS in the country’s natural region 4 and 5 who gave heed to calls by the Government to grow small grain crops, got a bumper harvest this year and plans are under way to bring the Grain Marketing Board depots to their door steps, it has been learnt. The initiative will be a ...

ONE seemingly ignorant yet telling conversation I had recently with a communal farmer in a district in Matabeleland North has inspired this article. The farmer has a herd of about 35 cows with no bull. Instinctively I asked him why he was not investing in buying a good bull to ...

A BINGA-BASED non-governmental organisation, Zubo, has ventured into a fish farming project which is set to benefit dozens of local women in the area. ...

Cde Paddy Zhanda ONE of the most frequent and legitimate complaints I get from a number of livestock buyers and sellers is that the process is cumbersome and hence a fertile breeding ground of corruption and stock theft. ...

WITH Zimbabwe experiencing liquidity challenges, most people and economic agents were pinning hopes on the tobacco marketing season to boost money supply into the economy. ...

Mhlupeki Dube This week we want to discuss one seemingly small action but which is very important to livestock producers, calf weaning. Weaning refers to the act of separating calves from their source of milk which is the dam (cow). ...

THE Grain Marketing Board will this year enhance its mandate to ensure strategic grain reserves by purchasing all small grains grown in the country at the same price as that of maize, an official said. ...

Agriculture Correspondent THE Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (Arda) has introduced new drought tolerant seed maize varieties suitable for dry regions like Matabeleland, the parastatal’s agronomist Mr Jimmy Mukiwa has said. ...