Beekeeping as a mitigatory measure to El Niño threats

More bee-farmers need to step up to the scene and the existing ones need to adapt their beekeeping methods to sustainable honey production.
By Nyasha Kavhiza Apr. 5, 2024

Transforming agric shows, trade fairs and competitions into genuine knowledge management platforms

In addition to mobilising diversity, agricultural shows should enable building of synergies between actors from different agroecological regions.
By Charles Dhewa Apr. 3, 2024

Farmers slam tobacco buyers over ‘price fix’

Since the start of the marketing season, the top price for premium tobacco has been constant at US$4,99 per kg, while the contract price has been hovering around US$6 per kg.
By Blessed Ndlovu and Melody Chikono Mar. 24, 2024

Another crisis year for Zim

Winter water is being used to try and get something out of planted crops
By Eddie Cross Mar. 8, 2024

‘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