By ZBC Reporter
Government has announced the pre-planting producer price for maize, soya bean and traditional grains following a cabinet resolution this Tuesday.
In an interview with ZBC News in Mutare, Grain Marketing Board CEO Mr Rockie Mutenha highlighted that the announcement is aimed at helping farmers to make informed decisions with regards to the planting season.
The new producer price for maize is now thirty-two thousand dollars
per tonne up from twenty-one thousand per metric tonne while the price for traditional grains increased from twenty-one thousand three hundred to thirty eighty thousand dollars per tonne.
The pre-planting producer price for soya beans is now pegged at forty-eight thousand per tonne.