Masuka said the new market price for wheat being proposed is meant to achieve both food and nutrition security and macroeconomic stability. 
The rally in prices to the highest level in nearly 50 years is boosting that trend, which could alleviate the current supply tightness in the global cocoa market.
Value addition to the sesame seeds can also be profitable as it would cater to the diverse needs of international consumers and command higher prices.
Agriculture
By TAFADZWA MHLANGA Sep. 28, 2023
During the period, TSL cumulatively handled 51,9 million kilogrammes of tobacco, a 125% increase on prior year’s figures.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Sep. 21, 2023
Another exhibitor, Tariro Chirewa of House of Moringa said the halal market was a huge opportunity for Zimbabwe.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Sep. 14, 2023
Animal husbandry refers to livestock raising and selective breeding for profit, an enterprise which many farmers in Zimbabwe relies on for sustenance and livelihoods.
Agriculture
By TAFADZWA MHLANGA Sep. 11, 2023
The cotton marketing season came to an end on August 31, 2023.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Sep. 7, 2023
During the 2022/23 season, Mbedzi produced 31 bales weighing approximately 20kg each and he is looking forward to selling the bales just like he did in the previous harvest.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Sep. 7, 2023
These efforts by TIMB are aimed at increasing Zimbabwe tobacco output using minimum resources in an environmentally-friendly manner.
ADRA launched its environment safeguarding and climate action theme by planting 1 000 fruit trees across the country’s 10 provinces.
Agriculture
By Winstone Antonio Aug. 24, 2023
Total industry sugar production for the 2023/24 season forecast stands at 414 773 tonnes, compared to 396 682 tonnes produced last season.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Aug. 17, 2023
In a notice to all tobacco growers, contractors, merchants and agrochemical companies yesterday, Kutsaga said the new agrochemicals would boost the quality of tobacco.
Farmers, who are supposed to benefit from this extension, are in cotton-growing hubs such as Sanyati, Chiredzi, Gokwe and Bindura, among others.
With a population of over 80 million, the DRC has a high demand for food products, including grains, fruits, vegetables and meat.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 8, 2023
Mpofu said they would release 10 varieties this year which were drought tolerant and immune to diseases.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 7, 2023
Lowveld Show Society chairperson Graham Murindagomo told NewsDay Farming that they are anticipating a huge turnout from both exhibitors.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 4, 2023
The government is anticipating a 31% increase in production for the 2022/23 season to 152 472t from 116 521t produced in the 2021/22 season.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Aug. 4, 2023
This was revealed by the Agricultural Advisory Services and Rural Development Directorate chief director Obert Jiri during a stakeholders workshop on millets in Harare on Tuesday.
The programme seeks to promote food security and resilience to exposure to multiple shocks and stresses.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Aug. 1, 2023
The seminar titled Agribusiness Breakfast Seminar will be held at the Harare Exhibition Park on Thursday.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 31, 2023
This, according to the company's secretary Eric Kalaote,  confirms the strength of the group's market standing and brand equity.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Jul. 27, 2023
In its first quarter report, Zida said the proposed 4 000ha for blueberry production was estimated to cost US$140 million.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Jul. 19, 2023
Beef from India is currently landing in Kinshasa at: T-borne (US$15), beef steak (US$14), rear beef quarter (US$7,50) and beef quarter topside (US$7).
Agriculture
By Farming Reporter Jul. 18, 2023
Last year, 18 000 households across 20 urban areas participated in resilience-building activities.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Jul. 17, 2023
Through the listing the group intends to embark on capital raising initiatives in foreign currency to boost the group’s efforts to acquire new robust equipment.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Jul. 17, 2023
Scarcity of the delicacy triggered an upward spike in prices which were also further driven by the Zimdollar’s over 50% loss in value to the greenback.
Agriculture
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 13, 2023
The statement, however, did not disclose the value of the offer.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 12, 2023
Dubbed the green diamond, macadamia nuts are viewed as a lucrative cash crop due to their multiple uses, international market value and a decades-long harvesting lifespan.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Jul. 11, 2023
While the Chinese market offers premium prices for fresh produce, there are requirements that must be facilitated by governments that will make it easy for local producers to export.
Agriculture
By ZimTrade Jul. 7, 2023
AMA chief executive officer Clever Isaya said modalities were already in place for local farmers to export their produce to Botswana.
Zicorba vice-president Abigail Japajapa revealed that the Masvingo gathering is expected to come up with a roadmap for the country's cuniculture sector.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 5, 2023
This, according to Mutepfa, culminated in the establishment of a multi-million-dollar commercial tissue culture facility in 2019.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Jul. 3, 2023
The disease has largely been confined to America, Europe and some parts of Asia.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 29, 2023
In a communique, the partners said they had done extensive research on various uses of industrial hemp and medical cannabis.
Before cabbage became a part of human diet, it was used as a medicinal crop for a range of ailm
He said THL’s holdings in Hippo Valley Estates Ltd and Triangle Ltd, were not under business rescue and, therefore, were not directly impacted by the BRP.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Jun. 22, 2023
During the period, TSL handled 23,1 million kilogrammes of tobacco on the back of a shrinking independently-grown crop against 24,3 million kg in the prior year.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono Jun. 21, 2023
Worldwide, agriculture is a US$5 trillion industry, and now the industry is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help yield healthier crops
Agriculture
By Farming Portal Jun. 15, 2023
Zimbabwe is Africa’s largest tobacco producer.
Agriculture
By Africa News Jun. 8, 2023
“The validation workshop on the diagnosis report of the DRF strategy comes at an opportune time when we have just finalised engaging the consulting firm to develop the DRF strategy,” he said.
“As it stands, Mnangagwa’s pronouncements are just grandstanding political stuntmanship by a leader who understands the nature and drivers of political violence.”
Agriculture
By Staff Reporter Jun. 5, 2023
The 2022/23 summer cropping season received increased rainfall at the start of the season, leading to a higher output in areas which recorded higher rainfall.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Jun. 2, 2023
In its recent annual country report, WFP said it continued to strengthen its partnerships with government and various players to advance Sustainable Development Goal policies.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa Jun. 1, 2023
Chinamo said to ensure water was suitable for successful seedling production, the first step for every grower is to have their water tested at a reputable laboratory.
Speaking to NewsDay Farming, Basera said the foundation had been laid through agricultural investment frameworks and policies.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa May. 30, 2023
The project supported 70% of the total cost for purchase, delivery, and installation of all materials and Koga chipped in with a 30% mainly catering for labour costs.
Agriculture
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 29, 2023
Most livelihoods are directly dependent on agriculture. The performance of the agricultural sector dictates how the rest of other economic sectors perform.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa May. 26, 2023
The company said it would bring more new products to the market and commission new plants in the near future.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono May. 25, 2023
Side marketing happens when a merchant buys a crop from farmers contracted to another merchant or when a contracted farmer chooses to sell to a merchant other than their contractor.
Agriculture
By Freeman Makopa May. 24, 2023
This move is set to drive the performance of the group’s new business, Tractive Power Solutions (TPS), an entity set up in order to provide earthmoving and heavy equipment solutions to its clientele.
Agriculture
By Melody Chikono May. 23, 2023