Agriculture

8 mins ago | September 23, 2022

Record wheat harvest on the horizon

Tapiwanashe Mangwiro The Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Water and Fisheries has assured the nation that wheat ...

Biotech corn and soy widely used

CHICAGO. — Nearly all corn and soybean acres in the world’s largest exporting countries are seeded with genetically ...

Africa’s agribusiness tipped at US$1 trillion

Africa’s agribusiness is tipped to become the new oil on the continent but stakeholders say there is a need to invest ...

2 months ago | August 5, 2022

Govt yet to avail US$60m fund to TIMB

Tapiwanashe Mangwiro Government through the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is yet to release promised funds meant for ...

3 months ago | June 21, 2022

Areximbank disbursed US$2,6 billion to African projects in 2021

Tapiwanashe Mangwiro Senior Business Reporter Minister of Finance and Chairperson of the General Assembly of the African ...

3 months ago | June 17, 2022

Zim soil magical for blueberries?

Delecta Fruit’s Zimbabwean blueberry season has been underway for three weeks: the first berries are of excellent ...

3 months ago | June 16, 2022

Tongaat Hulett delays release of results

Fin24 Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett says its annual results for the year ended March 2022, will be delayed. The ...

4 months ago | June 10, 2022

Law to punish cotton side-marketers on cards

Martin Kadzere Zimbabwe is set to introduce a law that severely punishes cotton contractors and farmers engaging in side ...

4 months ago | June 9, 2022

Govt unveils wheat shield plans

Zimbabwe currently holds four months wheat supply in stock, with regular imports and a robust winter wheat programme ...

4 months ago | June 7, 2022

Mutenha GMB tenure extended

Business Writer THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has extended the contract of chief executive Rockie Mutenha by six ...

4 months ago | May 27, 2022

Millers to import US$100m maize from Malawi, Zambia

Oliver Kazunga MILLERS intend to import 400 000 tonnes of maize valued at US$100 million from Malawi and Zambia after ...

4 months ago | May 24, 2022

March private sector credit skewed towards agriculture

Business Writer Agriculture dominated private sector credit in March as farmers geared up for winter wheat planting and ...

4 months ago | May 20, 2022

Farming inputs pricing matrix a disaster to agric revolution

Nelson Gahadza Zimbabwe’s agriculture sector viability is under serious threat from significant price increases of ...

4 months ago | May 18, 2022

Why South African wheat prices are hitting record highs

Lameez Omarjee Grain prices are skyrocketing amid expectations of tightening supplies. Grain prices are skyrocketing on ...

5 months ago | May 6, 2022

Farmers livid over SI that controls maize delivery

Farmer organisations have expressed concern over the recently announced policy that requires members to deliver ...

6 months ago | April 8, 2022

Nhimbe to help smalls scale farmers break into export market

Martin Kadzere Breaking into export markets has never been easy for small scale farmers seeking access top high-value ...

6 months ago | March 21, 2022

TSL projects better volumes

Business Writer  TSL Limited says the onset of the tobacco marketing season is expected to improve volumes through the ...

6 months ago | March 17, 2022

Russia, Ukraine war-Zim moves to ensure wheat supplies

Business Writer/NewZiana As the Russia-Ukraine war and grain export curbs by Moscow push global wheat prices up, ...

7 months ago | March 11, 2022

Drought fears as dry spell continues

Martin Kadzere With farmers set for more days of a dry spell, the outlook is fanning drought fears with summer crops now ...

Zim expects good, top quality tobacco

Despite reduced expected volumes, Zimbabwe is expecting good quality tobacco that should in turn attract higher prices, ...