Agricultural News

Milk output declines in five months to May

Milk output declines in five months to May National Report June 12, 2017By Own Correspondent Milk production declined by 25,7 million litres in the first five months to May. MILK production in the first five months to May marginally declined to 25,7 million litres from 26,5 million...

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How the market can inform better farmer characterisation

How the market can inform better farmer characterisation June 14, 2017 in sinessIn a rapidly changing knowledge economy, it no longer makes sense to continue characterising farmers in developing countries by the size of land on which they produce agricultural commodities. Informal agriculture m…

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Arda decries lack of investment in seed houses

Arda decries lack of investment in seed houses June 14, 2017 in wsAGRICULTURAL Rural Development Authority (Arda) board chairman Basil Nyabadza yesterday decried lack of investment in seed houses and manufacturing, saying the country had now become a market for seeds from other countries, inste…!

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Grain processors to converge

Grain processors to converge June 14, 2017 Business Harare BureauGRAIN processors, who have committed to off take 800 000 tonnes of grain from the Specialised Maize programme, Command Agriculture, are engaged in high level consultations on buying arrangements and on the Command Agricult…!

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Cotton farmers’ data base missing vital information

Cotton farmers’ data base missing vital information June 13, 2017 iness rt Chifamba Agri-Insighteavily flawed and manipulated farmers’ data base VERSUS anoble and economically empowering Government cotton input scheme. That’s an apt summation of the current debacle in Zimbabwe’s cotton…!

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