Monday, January 20, 2020

Zimbabwe Commemorates World Food Day 2019 fighting the triple burden of malnutrition, undernourishment and...

Zimbabwe has Commemorated this year’s edition of World Food Day fighting the triple burden of malnutrition, undernourishment and obesity with 5.5 million Zimbabweans expected...

Midlands Command Agriculture Grain Production Package Unveiled for the 2019-20 Season

The government has unveiled an integrated Command Agriculture support for farmers to till 20 000 to boost local food production and guarantee food security...

The Midlands Province Has Over The Years Become A Net Food Importer

The Midlands Province has over the years become a net food importer; importing significant amounts of food to cover perennial food deficits;  loosing huge...

Klein Karoo Seed Marketing Zimbabwe Ready with A Wide Range of Seed Varieties

Klein Karoo Seed Marketing Zimbabwe Private Limited (KKSMZ) also known a subsidiary of Klein Karoo Seed Marketing South Africa (Pty) Ltd (KKSM), and a...

Charter Seeds Priding A Wide Array of High Quality Seeds

Charter Seeds a Zimbabwean seed and agro-input 100% exclusive agent of Starke Ayres Flowers, herbs and high-quality horticulture varieties of commercial vegetable seeds for...

Statutory Instrument 145 of 2019. Grain Marketing (Control of Sale of Maize) Regulations, 2019

The Government has introduced Statutory Instrument 145 of 2019. Grain Marketing (Control of Sale of Maize) Regulations, 2019, with far reaching and wide sweeping...

Key insights into Africa’s wheat market

According to a new report published by IndexBox, the revenue for Africa's wheat market amounted to $15.5bn in 2017, rising by 11% against the...

Growing tomatoes: know the varieties

An advantage of home-grown tomatoes is that they can be vine-ripened. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a potent antioxidant that lowers the risk of chronic diseases....

54% smaller maize harvest expected for Zimbabwe in 2019

The forecast for this year’s maize harvest in Zimbabwe is 776 600t, which was 54% lower than the 2018 output of 1,7 million tons. The...

GMAZ negotiated for new product prices after exchange rate liberalisation

MILLERS say the recent government directive to scrap the concessionary 1:1 rate for oil marketers in accessing forex from the central bank will see...

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Midlands Command Agriculture Grain Production Package Unveiled for the 2019-20 Season

The government has unveiled an integrated Command Agriculture support for farmers to till 20 000 to boost local food production and guarantee food security...
Side Bar Two
The Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation, (CCMT) has been instrumental in enhancing the management of Irrigation Schemes in the Midlands Province. The organisation assists farmers manage productive challenges between farmers and between the farmers and other institutions and stakeholders. The organisation has assisted farmers work together as teams in purchasing Agro-inputs, securing markets for their produce and decision making...
Insukamini Irrigation Scheme is the winner of the coveted National Irrigation Competition 2019 as part of the Zimbabwe Government integrated programme to increase investment on rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure; increase food output from irrigated areas as well as establishment of new irrigation infrastructure. It has grown very evident that irrigation has become the most important productivity determinant in light of...
Rain fed agriculture has proved to be very unreliable and noncompetitive considering rising climate change impacts and vulnerability among smallholder and rural farmers in the country. To respond to the worsening food and nutrition insecurity in the country arising from an unreliable rain season, the Minister of Agriculture, lands, Water  and Rural Resettlement, Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrence Shiri, speaking...
Interested in growing your business? There are a variety of ways to do so; but how do you know which strategy is right for your venture? A market product grid helps companies plot out their growth strategy and visualize the risks associated with expansion. It can help key leaders make decisions around product development, distribution, marketing, and even hiring. The...
Most farmers in the country have planted their summer crops and today we invite an Agricura agronomist to walk with us on the use of post-germination or post-emergent herbicides for groundnuts post-emergent herbicide combination. Agil 0.5 - 2 liters per hectare + Bentazone/Basagran 3 liters per hectare, mix these two herbicides with 200 liters of water, do not spray during...