Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter IT’S a boon for cotton producers who this season reaped a bumper harvest coupled with a “good crop and good price” offered by ginners following a pro-active intervention by Government to ensure fair pricing of the white gold.
Samuel Kadungure Senior Farming Reporter PRODUCTIVITY at five irrigation schemes rehabilitated under the Food and Agriculture Organisation Small Holder Irrigation Support Programme has more than doubled, with farmers rating the just-ended summer season as their best in decades.
Blessing Rwizi Farming Correspondent CHIMANIMANI West legislator, Cde Nokuthula Matsikenyeri, on Tuesday urged smallholder farmers in Chimanimani to improve their livestock handling infrastructure as part of preparation for the Command Livestock initiative set to be spearheaded by Government.
Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent MINISTRY of Primary and Secondary Education has partnered with a local accounting firm, C and J Accounting and Secretarial Services to provide clean drinking water and enhanced commercial agricultural activities in rural schools.
Blessing Rwizi Post Correspondent FOOD and Agriculture Organisation has channelled $200 000 towards the installation of micro-jet sprinkler irrigation system and rehabilitation of other facilities at Mutema Irrigation Scheme.
Luthando Mapepa Chipinge Correspondent A CHIPINGE man (26) was recently arrested for stealing 36kgs of Macadamia nuts worth $92 from Enhoek Estate.
Samuel Kadungure Senior Farming Reporter THE Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (ARDA) is promoting production of non-traditional dedicated export crops such as pecan nut, macadamia and cashew nuts at all estates in Manicaland and through small-scale out growers in line with its mandate to bring positive change in rural communities.
Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter THE Command Livestock — an initiative aimed at boosting livestock farms across the country — has potential to unlock a breeding system that meets or exceeds mounting global protein demand.
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Syndication writer The growing interest in indigenous foods by many Zimbabweans could be the break that local free-range poultry farmers have been waiting for in a market that has been dominated by hybrids.