Agriculture

3 days ago | July 14, 2019

Livestock veterinary biosecurity measures continuation

Mhlupheki Dube FOLLOWING an overwhelming response by farmers and readers from last week’s article on the importance of ...

1 week ago | July 7, 2019

Diary production declines in the Midlands Province

Sukoluhle Ndlovu, Midlands Correspondent DAIRY production in the Midlands Province has declined in the last two seasons ...

Tanganda cashes in on macadamia nuts

Nkosilathi Sibanda, Farming Correspondent ONE of the country’s largest tea and beverage makers, Tanganda Tea Company is ...

Bio-security procedures; an integral part of animal health management

Mhlupheki Dube OFTEN when there is a disease outbreak farmers run around looking for answers in terms of the nature of ...

Solar expert turns farm into economic hub

Dumisani Nsingo in Zvishavane, Senior Farming Reporter  AN enterprising solar engineer and new farmer from Zvishavane ...

3 weeks ago | June 23, 2019

Technology development should assist livestock farmers recover ...

Mhlupheki Dube WHAT happened in the last few weeks in the livestock value chain has reaffirmed my thinking that we need ...

1 month ago | June 16, 2019

Efforts to revitalise Zim’s dairy industry on course

Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent THE Government is pressing ahead with efforts to resuscitate the local dairy ...

Icrisat to promote groundnuts seed production

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter INTERNATIONAL Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (Icrisat) ...

Farmers urged to grow exotic peas

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter AN agricultural expert Dr Kizito Mazvimavi says there is a need for farmers to ...

Self-dollarisation of the livestock industry, what does it mean ...

Mhlupheki Dube IT is indisputable that the economic challenges obtaining in the country are affecting the productive ...

1 month ago | June 9, 2019

Theileriosis: Strategic intervention needed to protect national herd

Mhlupheki Dube MY interaction with livestock farmers in other provinces has revealed that while stock theft and diseases ...

Agric centres of excellence identified

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter  A CONSORTIUM of non-governmental organisations, the Zimbabwe Agricultural ...

1 month ago | June 2, 2019

EMA embarks on hay baling project ahead of fire season

Tichafara Bepe, Sunday News Reporter THE Environmental Management Agency (Ema) has started helping communities monetise ...

NWCFC puts 20 000ha under winter wheat

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter  ABOUT 20 000 hectares of winter wheat has been cropped under the National ...