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Agriculture

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

SeedCo launches a mega 11-Tonne prize giving ceremony

MUNASHE MATAMBO SeedCo, the leading seed house in the country, launched its 2018 prize giving ceremony yesterday for all farmers who participated in this year’s...

Raw sugar production price up

MASIMBA GONO The raw sugar producer price for the 2018 marketing season has increased by nine percent compared to 2017 owing to firming prices of...

Afreximbank avails $80mln fertiliser letters of credit

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has availed $80 million letters of credit to support the country’s importation of fertiliser for the...

Natfoods invests $10mln into contract farming

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Listed agro-industrial firm, National Foods has invested $10 million, through Paperhole Investments (PHI) Commodities, towards contract farming for the 2018-2019 summer cropping...

Tobacco exports reach $463,2 million

MUNASHE MATAMBO Tobbacco exports have hit $463,2 million after exporting a total mass of 105,2 million kilograms of tobacco to over 50 countries as at...

Millers secure 30 000 tonnes of wheat

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has secured 30 000 tonnes from Lithuania following foreign payments of wheat stocks by the Reserve...

Govt concludes talks with AfDB over agriculture value chain funding

TINASHE MAKICHI Government has concluded negotiations with the African Development Bank for the funding of an agricultural value chain development project, which is expected to...

Tobacco exports down 16%

MUNASHE MATAMBO Zimbabwe's tobacco exports were down 16% at $341,7 million after 37 weeks as of Monday from the $405,2 million realised last year, latest...

Seed Co wins at agric show

HARARE - Seed Co Zimbabwe sparkled at the Harare Agricultural Show winning two awards. The seed producer was adjudged the Best Overall Exhibitor and the...

Brisk business at 108th Agric show

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU HARARE - The 108th edition of Harare Agricultural Show ended on a high Saturday, recording the highest number of exhibitors in its history. The...