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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.

Maize harvest forecast at 900 000t…

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU ZIMBABWE expects to harvest 900 000 tonnes of maize this year. This is an upward revision from the 800 000 tonnes initially forecast but is below...

Hope for white farmers….

Zororai Nkomo In a new development, the government has announced that it would repossess all idle land and redistribute it to deserving farmers irrespective of...

Agribank sets aside $100 mln for 2018/19 cropping season

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU Agribank  set aside $100 million for the 2018/2019 summer cropping season as  Zimbabwe’s premier agriculture financing institution moves to increase productivity on the farms. Agribank CEO...

Agriculture is ripe for a digitised future

The implementation of modern technologies is projected to address rising demands for food and tackle dry conditions, particularly in South Africa, ranked the world’s...

Maize hybrid technology changing lives

In Zimbabwe, maize is life and the basis of the economy, as it is both a staple crop as well as a cash crop...

Natfoods flour mills return to full capacity

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU LISTED agro-industrial firm, National Foods Limited’s Harare and Bulawayo flour mills have returned to full capacity after the company procured adequate wheat requirements from Eastern European nations. The...

Seed Co sweats over farmers demands

Tinashe Makichi Seed Co Limited is sweating over farmers’ demands for an increase in price for their product, a situation likely to hit the seed producer at...

Remodeling command agriculture

Victor Bhoroma There is no doubt that command agriculture has boosted Zimbabwe’s food security and improved capacity utilization in the local industry since its launch...

Zim in a $195m dilemma

… White former famers want their pound of flesh Bernard Mpofu The government’s efforts to resolve long-standing disputes over the land reform programme suffered a major...

RBZ transfers $6 million Command Livestock to Agribank

LIVINGSTONE MARUFU THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has transferred the $6 million fund for Command Livestock to Agribank after realising that Homelink Financial Services which...