The 2016 Tobacco Marketing Season commenced on 30 March for auction sales and 31st of March for the contract sales.
Licenced are three auction floors; Boka Tobacco Sales Floor, Tobacco Sales Floor and Premier Tobacco Floors; 18 Class A Buyers and 16 Contractors.
The Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) has welcomed moves by the government to compensate evicted white commercial farmers.
The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union’s Youth Development Program (YDP) on March 16 hosted a stakeholder meeting at Crown Plaza Hotel in Harare.
The meeting was meant to shed more light on the vision ZFU has for the young people especially farmers in Zimbabwe and the steps the union has taken to accomplish its dream and also find areas of cooperation with the different stakeholders.
Many farmers around the country had a bitter disappointment this farming season because of the unstable rainfall pattern, but it is a different story for some Fit For Life graduates.
The Managing Director Barclays Bank Zimbabwe George Guvamatanga during his Executive visit last year donated 100 bags of pfumvudza packs to one hundred fit for life students from Shamva.
Southern Africa Development Community member states put their heads together in a consultative meeting held last week to discuss readiness and possible solutions to the challenges brought about by the EL Nino.
In a keynote address at the Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union (ZFU) Young Farmers’ Day summit in Bulawayo yesterday, the association’s president
Cotton prices are expected to remain depressed this season, with merchants proposing to pay an interim price and later pay an adjustment based on grades.