HARARE – At least 38 000 hectares have been put under winter wheat so far amid concerns more land could have been made available had farmers been able to harvest their summer crops early, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
HARARE – The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union is targeting nearly $200 million worth of exports from the horticulture industry by 2020 as it targets growing the sector into the second biggest export earner in agriculture, after tobacco.
NEW YORK – Government has embarked on command fish farming, largely targeting rural communities, to take full advantage of the country’s abundant water resources, a Cabinet Minister told a United Nations marine conference here on Wednesday.
HARARE – Listed agri-business firm Ariston Holdings reduced its losses for the half-year to March 31, 2017 to $1,9 million from $2,1 million in the prior comparable period, despite revenue weakening during the period.
HARARE – Listed sugar producer Hippo Valley Estates’ operating profit more than doubled to $13, 4 million for the year to March 31, 2017 from $6, 5 million previously on the back of improved deliveries and higher revenue.
HARARE – Zimbabwe has earned $426,4 million from the sale of 147,6 million kilograms of tobacco sold at both auction and contract sales floors since the 2017 marketing season opened on March 15 this year.