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Energy efficient tobacco curing barn launched at Kutsaga

By Staff Writer / April 19, 2024

Research into a cleaner, sustainable alternative tobacco curing fuel for Zimbabwe’s gold leaf is showing promising results with the commissioning of a gas curing barn. Kutsaga Research Station, in partnership…

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Curbing deforestation to preserve our indigenous trees

By Staff Writer / April 11, 2024

Zimbabwe has a long and proud history of exporting tobacco and as nearly all of the national crop is exported annually, it remains a key contributor to our GDP. It…

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A nationwide State of Disaster has been declared by the President of Zimbabwe

By Staff Writer / April 5, 2024

A nationwide State of Disaster has been declared by the President of Zimbabwe, His Excellency, ED Mnangagwa, following the climate change-induced drought. Speaking on Wednesday April 3, 2024, the President…

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Kutsaga Welcomes New Executive Director of Production and Operations

By Staff Writer / April 5, 2024

Harare, Zimbabwe – The Tobacco Research Board (TRB), known to many by its trade name Kutsaga, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its leadership team with the appointment of…

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Important considerations when making quality silage

By Staff Writer / April 4, 2024

By General Beven Mundida (Livestock consultant) Contact +263 776 420 161 Fast fact: Making silage requires a lot of labour and attention, but if it is tackled with care, a…

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Surviving lean times: The importance of making on-farm feed

By Staff Writer / March 19, 2024

As Zimbabwe heads into the dry winter months following an El Niño-influenced summer rainy season, ensuring the survival and well-being of your beef cattle must be paramount. One essential strategy…

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Enhancing Farm Productivity with Crop Maps

By Staff Writer / March 15, 2024

Proper resource management is a diamond in the crown of today’s agriculture. It is what helps to support the balance between productivity increase and environmental sustainability. At the heart of…

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Tobacco sales begin amid high hopes

By Staff Writer / March 13, 2024

The 2024 tobacco sales and marketing season has kicked off. Officially opening the event on Wednesday, March 13, was the Vice President of Zimbabwe, Hon. Gen (rtd) Dr CGDN Chiwenga.…

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Product Profile EM•1® Stock Solution

By Staff Writer / March 11, 2024

EM•1® is a revolutionary product designed to enhance soil health and boost agricultural yields through the power of beneficial microorganisms. EM•1® can be obtained in Zimbabwe through its authorized distributor,…

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On International Women’s Day let’s celebrate Christine from Rarecray Farms

By Staff Writer / March 8, 2024

A passion for excellence in livestock breeding In the realm of agriculture, tales of perseverance and passion often fuel the journey of remarkable individuals. Meet Rarecray Farms’ Christine Nyatsambo Zimbango,…

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