Monday, January 20, 2020

Dairy Processor Introduces new Cost-Effective packaging to counter the recent wave of consumer...

Midlands based milk processor, Dendairy has introduced a new cost-effective milk and non-milk packaging solution called Tetra Brik Aseptic (TBA) for the price sensitive...

Passionate 68-year old Dairy Farmer and Village Milk Aggregator Prides A Growing Health Dairy...

Passionate and energetic 68-year old dairy farmer and village milk aggregator, Mrs. Francisca Paramu of Umsungwe Block in Gweru district, became a dairy farmer...

Maintaining Good Quality Milk A Challenge for many Dairy Farmers

Many dairy farmers are failing to ensure good milk quality due to rising production costs;  power outages and costs, high costs of disinfectants and...

• Pen fattening involves the feeding of finishing beef cattle with a protein balanced, high-energy diet for a period of 70 to 120 days...

Gokwe Milk Collection Centre Smallholder beef-dairy farmer Outshines established farmers

Beef-dairy farmer, Mr. Patrick Bhebhe, of Ward 13, Gokwe South, who was invited by a friend to join the Gokwe Milk Collection Centre in...

7 000+ smallholder farmers empowered in dairy programme

More than 7 000 smallholder farmers have been capacitated to venture into low cost commercial dairy farming using their ordinary cattle breeds and are...

Evaluating the success of the Livestock Identification and Traceability System in Zimbabwe

The Livestock Identification and Traceability System, (LITS) in Zimbabwe has been an efficient, invaluable and powerful central animal database to identify livestock owners, monitor...

Landscape Genomics as a Response to Genetic Dilution  

Many people have praised artificial insemination as a tool to help improve genetic and productive performance of African livestock including dairy beef poultry with...

Tetra Pak opens aseptic carton packaging plant in Vietnam

  Tetra Pak has opened an aseptic carton packaging material factory in Binh Duong, Vietnam. HTTPS://WWW.DAIRYREPORTER.COM/ARTICLE/2019/07/03/TETRA-PAK-OPENS-ASEPTIC-CARTON-PACKAGING-PLANT-IN-VIETNAM

Effect of heat stress on animal production and welfare: the case of dairy cows

As we wind down the winter season livestock producers should brace for the affects of heat stress on their animals and introduce direct and...

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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...