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Wheat farmers cry foul over price

GOVERNMENT has been accused of short-changing wheat farmers
By Problem Masau Dec. 2, 2022
Farmers fume over power outages
Farmers fume over power outages
Farmers told Newsday Farming that Zesa has been switching off debtors, thus affecting irrigation programmes.
By Lorraine Muromo Nov. 29, 2022
Treasury Bonds to fund 90% of US$3,5bn debt to white farmers
The agreement, called the Global Compensation Deed, was entered into between the government and the Commercial Farmers Union of Zimbabwe, an exclusive union for white commercial farmers,
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 28, 2022
Smuggled tomatoes flood Zim markets
In a new survey, Ama revealed that smuggled tomatoes were being shipped from countries such as Zambia.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Nov. 25, 2022
Hyenas rampage Chiredzi
Villages have witnessed an increase in the number of attacks by predatory wildlife that have forced GCT to engage with communities to offer them mitigatory solutions to the loss of animals.
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 24, 2022
Zim agrees to a 10-year fish farming roadmap
“Tilapia farming can be a driver of our countries’ inclusive growth.”
By The Fish Site Nov. 23, 2022
Farmers to tap into US$10m CABS credit facility
The agricultural sector is key to Zimbabwe’s economy for domestic production, exports, and employment and Norsad’s facility would support sustainable livelihoods.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Nov. 22, 2022
Innovative farming transforms refugees’ lives
Refugees often have no access to land to engage in farming and yet farming could be a source of food and extra income.
By Farai Shawn Matiashe Nov. 22, 2022
Crocodile farming helping in conservation efforts for the species
Nile crocodiles are a type of large crocodilian native common in freshwater habitats in Africa.
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 21, 2022
Lifeline for Gonarezhou smallholder farmers
GCT is a partnership between the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 18, 2022
Dairibord milk sales decline 13% in Q3
In its financial statement for the three months to September 30, 2022, Dairibord revealed that raw milk supply obstacles slowed down liquid milk sales volumes.
By Kudzai Kuwaza Nov. 17, 2022
Zim fights climate change with new seed varieties
The report revealed that of the 46 new varieties, 24 had special features such as drought and heat tolerance, early maturity and nutrition-enhanced.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 16, 2022
Government crafts soil conservation policy
The introduction of the policy comes at a time when Zimbabwe, like the rest of Africa, is experiencing droughts and reduced agricultural yields.
By Lorraine Muromo Nov. 15, 2022
Advisory firm pushes for tech-driven agric to boost food security
Zimbabwe has significant arable land and favourable weather conditions.
By Staff Reporter Nov. 14, 2022
Zim hosts maiden rabbit meat expo
ZIMBABWE'S second largest city, Bulawayo, will host the country’s first-ever rabbit meat expo
By Mthandazo Nyoni Nov. 11, 2022
Arda seeks to partner farmers with irrigable land
THE Agriculture and Rural Development Authority (Arda) is inviting farmers with irrigable land to enter into a partnership
By RUGARE MUBIKA Nov. 11, 2022
Agric extension workers incapacitated, overstretched
The government also embarked on in-house training programmes to upgrade extension officers’ skills and knowledge.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 10, 2022
Farmers call for insurance subsidy
Official data indicates that Zimbabwe has been losing on average 7,3% of its agriculture gross domestic product to drought annually.
By Melody Chikono Nov. 9, 2022
ZFU frets over 2% money transfer tax
In its 2023 budget submissions, the ZFU said the 2% tax significantly reduced the income of farmers since most payments are received via electronic transfers.
By Melody Chikono Nov. 8, 2022
‘Zim has potential to grow export crops’
GOVERNMENT has revealed that the country can export a lot more crops than traditional top earners, amid concern that agribusiness opportunities were not being taken fast enough.
By Tatira Zwinoira Nov. 7, 2022
Govt develops 50 irrigation schemes
Joram Gumbo, told NewsDay Farming that the regime was also focusing on construction of dams, despite budget constraints.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 4, 2022
Chillies demand on the increase
Demand is projected to go up due to the consumers’ inclination towards organic  and natural ingredients.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Nov. 3, 2022
Feature: Tapping into insect farming to clear Zim’s urban waste
I expect to send the larvae across the border anytime this week to a farmer who wants to start black soldier fly farming.
By nextcity.org Nov. 2, 2022
Zimbabwe Mercantile Exchange puts wheat support structures
ZMX said each farmer or contractor will be required to open a commodities trading account with ZMX using the *727# USSD short code across all mobile networks.
By Freeman Makopa Nov. 2, 2022
Payment delays threaten tobacco farming preps
TIMB invited all tobacco farmers who have not received their payments to come forward for assistance, and added that orderly marketing was fundamental to the success of the industry.
By RUGARE MUBIKA Nov. 1, 2022
Govt to mantain contract farming
GOVERNMENT says it will keep the contract farming concept in place as the country’s agricultural sector is battling for financial injection.
By Lorraine Muromo Oct. 31, 2022
Youths are key in fighting climate change: UN
Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector has borne the brunt of climate change, evidenced by recurrent droughts and floods.
By Moreblessings Nyoni Oct. 28, 2022
Fertiliser price increase, a result of global shocks
This comes amid concerns over the rise in fertiliser prices, leaving farmers unsure about availability and  affordability.
By Lorraine Muromo Oct. 27, 2022