As El Niño looms, preparedness is key

El Niño is associated with increased temperatures and low rainfall, which can significantly impact agricultural productivity.
By Belinda Chiroodza Sep. 24, 2023

All set for Gwanda show

More than 150 crop farmers have registered to exhibit at the show.
By Nizbert Moyo Sep. 20, 2023

Who should quantify opportunities and risks for smallholder food producers?

Even the most sophisticated farmers and value chain actors are not able to do that partly due to the diversity of markets and commodities competing for the same consumers.
By Charles Dhewa Aug. 31, 2023

Ama extends cotton marketing season

Farmers, who are supposed to benefit from this extension, are in cotton-growing hubs such as Sanyati, Chiredzi, Gokwe and Bindura, among others.
By Agriculture Reporter Aug. 9, 2023

How African mass food markets use moments of truths to redefine roles

Practical reasons explain why very few large-scale potato farmers can sell huge volumes of potatoes to consumers directly without a middleman.
By Charles Dhewa Jul. 27, 2023

Agriculture index-based insurance excites farmers

A new agricultural index-based insurance is set to revolutionise the industry and bring much-needed security to the farming community.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jul. 16, 2023

TIMB expansion into food crops welcome

It is in this light that we commend TIMB for being alive to this glaring anomaly by promoting food production in its constituency of tobacco farmers.
By Newsday Jul. 11, 2023

Why it makes sense to farm meat goats

Having farmed Boer goats for a number of years, I have noticed that goats can control dense thickets and even invasive trees.
By Shane Brody Jul. 7, 2023

A brutal ‘mafia’ TIMB never dares to tackle

Sales figures coming out of the industry are looking good.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 30, 2023