Tobacco growers to retain 60 percent earnings in foreign currency

 By Stanley JamesTobacco growers are set to reap huge financial rewards this summer cropping season in light of revelations that they will get 60 percent of their earnings in foreign…

Tobacco farmers to reap huge rewards

Tobacco growers are set to reap huge financial rewards this summer cropping season in light of revelations that they will get 60 percent of their earnings in foreign currency. As…

Middle Sabi banana growers thankful for rains as increased tonnage expected

The current rains have eased their irrigation routines and costs for banana farmers in Chipinge’s Middle Sabi, amid increased tonnage this season. 2020/21 is a season with a difference for…

Govt prepares for bumper harvest; increases storage capacity

Government has put in place measures to avoid post-harvest losses as the country anticipates a bumper harvest this summer cropping season. The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator…

Youths setting stage for economic transformation

By Davison Vandira Young farmers have taken the huge challenge to partake in the country’s economic transformation agenda in line with government’s thrust for them to play a leading role…

Government secures 178 000 doses of foot and mouth disease

GOVERNMENT has secured 178 000 doses of vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) to help contain outbreaks in the country, a senior state veterinary official said. Dr Jairus Machakwa, director of…

Zimbabwe targets increased citrus exports to UAE, China

By ZBC Reporter ZIMBABWE is set to boost its export receipts in light of revelations that negotiations for citrus exports to China are at an advanced stage. After a positive…

Chipinge farmers lobby government for agro-economic zone status

By ZBC Reporter FARMERS in Chipinge are lobbying for the district to be granted an Agro-Economic Zone status after positive reviews by the country’s trade promotion body- ZimTrade. Chipinge is…

GMB working on expanding storage capacity

Zimbabwe expects a bumper harvest of more than 3,1 million tonnes of maize this season, a surplus of 1,2 million tonnes after all local demand including that of the farmers…

GMB prepares for bumper harvest

By Owen Mandovha The Grain Marketing Board (GMB) is sprucing up its storage facilities and upgrading its operational systems in anticipation of record deliveries during this year’s grain marketing season.…