Monday, January 20, 2020

Endless Export Opportunities for Local Farmers Under Global GAP

Gweru based businessman and farmer Mr. Staben Karimazondo says that there are endless opportunities for Zimbabwean farmers to harvest if they are able to...

Farmers Losing Out to Middlemen for Non-Global GAP Certification Compliance

Many Zimbabwean farmers are losing a lot of potential revenue to middlemen and bogus buyers who cheat them of their produce because they have...

Zimbabwe Needs to Work Hard to Export to the EU with Global GAP Certification

Zimbabwe has favourable climatic conditions conducive for the production of a variety of fruits, flowers and vegetables for export to the EU market, notes...

Midlands Farmers Receive Global GAP Certification Training

The government of Zimbabwe through the Department of Research and Specialist Services, DR & SS has in partnership with the SADC Trade Related Frontier,...

Cucumber Mosaic Virus A Disease of Economic Importance in Horticulture Farming.

Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) is one of the most widespread and troublesome viruses infecting cultivated plants worldwide. The diseases caused by CMV present a...

Rugare Orphan Care Organisation, ROCO, Light and Voice of Impoverished Rugare Township

Hope Valley Assembly, Reverend Henry Zihove, Director of the Rugare Orphan Care Organisation, ROCO, in the impoverished Rugare township Kambuzuma, Harare, has managed to...

Simple concoction found to halt Fall armyworm

A farmers' group in South Sudan's Imotong state says it has found a way to combat the dreaded Fall armyworm, which has devastated crops...

Growing garlic: a golden opportunity for farmers

South Africa imports most of the garlic sold in the country, but the local industry can thriveif farmers work together and produce good-quality crops....

Vented film gives flowers and plants a breather

Traditional cast stretch film is great for product load stabilization, but what if you are wrapping products that are still alive, like flowers and...

HortiFlor Expo Zimbabwe 2019 Postponed To 2020

In a press release the organisers of the HortiFlor Expo 2019 have announce the Cancellation of the event citing security fees and please find...

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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...