‘Maize crop a total write-off’

Swaths of maize crops had wilted, with farmers saying most of the affected crop would not recover even if rains returned.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Mar. 1, 2024

Rains coming, but...

Zimbabwe Farmers Union secretary-general, Paul Zakariya, said the rains would do little to save wilting crops.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Feb. 29, 2024

Rabbit farming a promising sector: Govt

The training programme was sponsored by the Chinese embassy in Zimbabwe,
By Blessed Ndlovu Feb. 28, 2024

Evaluating the current tobacco model

The crop has managed to generate US$896 million in gross export earnings.
By Kevin Tutani Feb. 23, 2024

Farmers schooled on producing quality tobacco in drought conditions

Kutsaga said it was very important to manage the temperature and humidity appropriately during the curing process to ensure good leaf quality.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Feb. 15, 2024

Armyworm scare unsettles farmers

Makombe added that controlling the outbreak could be hampered by several challenges including logistics.
By Ropafadzo Makosi and Nizbert Moyo Jan. 24, 2024

Society: The other side of Chirumhanzu’s Cheza

Ndiya appealed to the government to avail grants and land for women to start agriculture income generating projects.
By Stephen Chadenga Jan. 22, 2024

White farmers frustrated as govt fails to honour compensation deal

Half of the settlement was supposed to be paid out within a year, with the remainder paid over five years.
By Freeman Makopa Jan. 19, 2024

Editorial Comment: Govt must act on farmers’ concerns

Farmers have also been affected by the power crisis — a perennial problems that government has left to deteriorate with little action.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Jan. 19, 2024