Farming & Enviroment

Local wheat suitable for bread: Baker

February 26, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

BREAD can be baked from locally produced wheat without blending it with imported ingredients as widely believed, it has emerged. Players in the baking industry are always knocking on Government doors seeking foreign currency to […]

Farming & Enviroment

Perrance Shiri sets up 99-year lease Help Desk

February 19, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

Lands and Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement ministry has established a 99-year lease Help Desk. In a statement Lands and Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement minister Perrance Shiri said the help desk will […]

Farming & Enviroment

Currency headache for tobacco growers

February 17, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

FAILURE by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to make a commitment on the currency it will use to pay tobacco farmers during the forthcoming marketing season has caused uncertainty in the industry, insiders have […]

Farming & Enviroment

Horticulture exports rise

February 5, 2019 Staff Reporter 0

The country’s horticultural exports recorded significant growth in 2018 after more than $112 million worth of produce was exported, up from $50,9 million exported in 2017. According to Zimstat statistics provided by ZimTrade, the jump […]

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 […]

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