Farming & Enviroment

Farmers bullish of decent harvest

January 12, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Farmers are bullish over prospects of a decent harvest in the 2018-2019 summer cropping season despite rising input costs and inclement weather conditions. El Nino weather conditions that are currently affecting most of Southern Africa […]

Farming & Enviroment

RBZ releases $2,5m for wheat imports

January 6, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Government has moved in to secure 30 000 metric tonnes of wheat worth $12,2 million with a 20 percent down payment following threats by an international supplier to cut off the deal citing Harare’s delay […]

Farming & Enviroment

Heavy rains predicted for next 24 hours

January 2, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

The country is expected to receive heavy rains in excess of 50 millimetres in the next 24 hours characterised by thunderstorms in some areas, the Meteorological Services Department has forecast. This comes as relief to […]

Farming & Enviroment

US agency projects Zimbabwe drought

December 28, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The United States Agency for International Development has warned of an imminent drought in Zimbabwe, following delays in rainfall being experienced in the 2018/2019 season. A food security report published by the agency titled […]

Farming & Enviroment

Normal to below normal rainfall predicted

December 27, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

The Meteorological Service Department says the country should expect normal to below normal rainfall patterns from January to March 2019. The predictions are key in helping farmers to plan and make informed decisions this farming […]

Farming & Enviroment

Zimbabwe to expand wheat hectarage

December 5, 2018 Staff Reporter 0

Zimbabwe is working on increasing the hectarage of wheat from 43 000 to 70 000 to ensure self-sufficiency, save foreign currency and create more jobs for youths and women. This was said by Lands, Agriculture, […]

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