Agriculture

6 months ago | August 12, 2018

Matebeleland farmers receive dairy cows

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

7 months ago | August 5, 2018

Matebeleland South Agricultre Show poised for growth

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter MATABELELAND South Agricultural Show is this year poised to hold one of the ...

National bull sale: An inspiration from a local breeder

Mhlupheki Dube A NATIONAL sale for pedigree bulls bred by local breeders was held in Harare two weeks ago. I did not ...

7 months ago | July 29, 2018

MGSP aims to up goat milk production

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter MATABELELAND Goat Sheep and Poultry Trust (MGSP) is working on encouraging goat ...

Matabeleland bull fetches $24 000

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter WHOEVER coined the idiom “laughing all the way to the bank” might have probably ...

Opportunities for smallholder farmers in dairy production

Mhlupheki Dube THIS week, I have decided to discuss one component of livestock production which I have given little ...

7 months ago | July 22, 2018

Agribank secures $30million for agriculture

Africa Moyo AGRIBANK has obtained a $30 million line of credit from the Industrial Development Corporation South Africa ...

Rangeland management is as important as breed improvement

Nhlupheki Dube I HAD the opportunity to visit Umzingwane District last week, specifically areas around Mathendele and ...

7 months ago | July 15, 2018

Private sector participation critical in breed improvement

Mhlupheki Dube THE Government has been on song with command livestock giving a number of smallholder farmers heifers and ...

Market garden thrives

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter RESIDENTS from the high-density suburb of Emganwini in Bulawayo have turned a ...

Call for capacity utilisation at irrigation schemes

Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent STAKEHOLDERS have been urged to prioritise production at Mundi-Mataga ...

8 months ago | July 8, 2018

Command Livestock brings back smiles to the rural folks

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter IT’S a chilly Wednesday and the sun is setting and Mrs Mainah Ndlovu stands a ...

A market driven approach needed to curb stock theft

Mhlupheki Dube THE consequence of the much justified reduction of the number of road blocks is among other things now ...

8 months ago | July 1, 2018

Command Livestock takes shape

Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter THE distribution of cattle under Government’s  Special Livestock, Fisheries and ...