Market susceptible to fake seeds, producers warn

THE Zimbabwe Seed Association (ZSA) has warned that the market is susceptible to fake seed as players are struggling to procure seed dressing chemicals
By Business Reporter Dec. 27, 2023

US$60m govt debt leaves seed producers on the brink

Zimbabwe is facing an imminent drought caused by the El Niño spell.
By Lorraine Muromo and Tafadzwa Mhlanga Dec. 22, 2023

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

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

Seed scammers on the prowl

In 2021, seed companies recorded 45 cases of counterfeit seed, an increase from the number of cases reported in 2014 and 2016, where government reported 10 cases in each of the years.
By Mirriam Mangwaya Nov. 9, 2022

'We've enough maize seed for 202223 season'

ZSA vice-chairperson John MacRobert told NewsDay Farming that approximately 40 000 tonnes of seed maize are in stock, enough to meet local demand.
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 6, 2022