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LIVESTOCK farmers in Masvingo Province have been urged to take advantage of Government’s subsidised stock feed and refrain from buying expensive products from unscrupulous retailers. ...

Farming Issues Introduction CANCER Eye (Ocular squamouscell carcinoma) is the most common cancer in cattle. It is a skin cancer occurring on the eye and the eyelids. ...

Ngonidzashe Chiutsi Farming Correspondent MATABELELAND North provincial agronomist, Mr Davison Masendeke, has challenged farmers to employ proper grain storage practices after harvesting their crop and ensure that it is free from moisture, insects and pests. ...

Mhlupeki Dube Farming Matters A FEW weeks ago, I wrote about the cumbersome nature of the process of trying to clear one’s animals for sale and how it is likely to have negative unintended consequences such as opening avenues for corruption and stock theft and people evade the red tape associated with the ...

Roberta Katunga Senior Farming Reporter FARMERS in Matabeleland region have been urged to rear indigenous breeds of cattle as these can withstand climate change as they have higher survival rates as compared to exotic breeds. ...

Lungile Tshuma Farming Reporter LIFE is about vision and determination. To succeed in life, one needs to be a risk taker, above all, a pioneer. Coming from a region — Matabeleland — with little or no track record of farming tobacco and usually graced with below minimum rains, Mr ...

THE Government should enforce a policy that makes it mandatory for every farmer in the country to contribute a certain quantity of maize to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) every year to improve national food security, an official has said. ...

THIS week I just wanted to revisit some of the basic animal husbandry practices as suggested by the beef cattle management calendar, a copy of which was published on this platform. ...

Loveness Nyathi in Gwanda MEMBERS of the Pelele Irrigation Scheme in Gwanda District are seeking new markets for their produce as they aim to boost income from increased production. ...

Roberta Katunga Senior Farming Reporter FARMERS in Matobo have been advised to use the Arda farm in Maphisa which has been lying idle for more than a year due to lack of resources as part of efforts to implement the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation that has a cluster on food security and ...