Agriculture

6 days ago | September 15, 2019

Greenhouse farming gains popularity

Chrispen Gumunyu, Business Reporter THE popularity of greenhouse farming in the country continues to grow as a number of ...

Digital livestock marketing portal: an idea whose time has come

Mhlupheki Dube  TRYING to buy breeding heifers has revealed a yawning marketing gap within the livestock industry. ...

2 weeks ago | September 8, 2019

Rangeland management committees, an important veld management tool

Mhlupheki Dube A COLLEAGUE who is also a passionate livestock farmer Mr Mitsho Nkomo, from a village near Plumtree says ...

Goverment committed to resuscitate irrigation schemes

Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent  THE Government is working tirelessly to ensure that all irrigation schemes ...

3 weeks ago | September 1, 2019

Farmer co-operation important for disease control

Mhlupheki Dube A FARMER training session in Manicaland held recently revealed to me that our communities are almost the ...

4 weeks ago | August 25, 2019

Agricultural product manufacturers should consider smallholder ...

Mhlupheki Dube INTERACTING with livestock service providers at the Zimbabwe Agricultural Show held last week in Harare ...

Government moots Command Dairy

Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent  THE Government has asked dairy farmers in the country to submit a proposal ...

1 month ago | August 18, 2019

Farmers put on splendid show at Matabeleland South exhibition

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter  FARMING experts and organisers of the Matabeleland South Agricultural Show ...

Continuous learning, experimenting important for livestock farmers

Mhlupheki Dube I VISITED a farm on the environs of Plumtree town and one thing that came out is that successful farmers ...

1 month ago | August 11, 2019

Umzingwane dairy programme a success

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter  A DAIRY programme initiated under the Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock ...

The annual beef school, a must attend for farmers

Mhlupheki Dube OUR article last week carried a typographical error with regards to the price of the highest selling bull ...

2 months ago | August 4, 2019

Kezi farmers urged to grow small grains

Mollet Ndebele, Sunday News Reporter FARMERS from areas such as Kezi in Matabeleland South, which receive low rainfall ...

Matabeleland South Show to construct communal farmers’ hostels

Chrispen Gumunyu, Farming Reporter MATABELELAND South Show Society has identified strategic partners to assist it in ...

Pickings from the national bull sale

Mhlupheki Dube LAST week, I attended the national bull sale in Harare. This is a premier event for the livestock farmers ...