Agriculture

1 month ago | July 7, 2019

Solar expert turns farm into economic hub

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

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

DNA profiling a critical intervention in anti-stock theft efforts

Mhlupheki Dube CASES of stock theft continue to hog the lime light in the livestock sector.  Discussions among farmers ...

3 months ago | May 26, 2019

Transboundary straying of livestock needs to be addressed

Mhlupheki Dube THE report that Botswana has killed and burnt more than 600 cattle from Zimbabwe, particularly in areas ...

Communal farmers attain ‘farm to fork’ success

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter MR Mkhulunyelwa Nkomo (58) is possibly one of the few communal farmers in the ...

3 months ago | May 19, 2019

Matabeleland farmers receive dairy heifers

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter  FOUR communal farmers in Matabeleland region have received high yielding dairy ...