Staff Reporter

Government has set in motion an agriculture and rural service insurance plan to cushion farmers from losing their crops and livestock to unexpected incidents and natural disasters such as hailstorms, strong winds, dry spells and floods, which may affect crops and livestock.

Staff Reporter

The cotton crop planted under the Pfumvudza/Intwasa and the Presidential Input Support Scheme is doing well in most parts of the country with farmers optimistic of a bumper harvest, on the back of good rains the country is currently receiving.

Staff Reporter

The Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) has announced the review of dates for the destruction of seedbeds and the need to adhere to pest and disease regulations warning that growers who fail to meet the deadline will be subjected to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars for each hectare.

Staff Reporter

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will next week launch the innovative Provincial Agricultural Youth Incubators meant to orient youths into the business of agriculture.  This was revealed by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development, Dr Anxious Jongwe Masuka at the 3rd National Young Farmer Champions Awards, in Harare yesterday.