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Brussel sprouts – festive eats, cultivation & use

By Dr Ross Cooper Brussel sprouts originated in Belgium and have been very successfully grown in Zimbabwe with their maturity and harvesting coinciding with the …

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Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers in the Fight Against Locusts

A free tool that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Kuzi, the Swahili name for …

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Season 2020-21 Planting tips- 5 Key factors for increasing PRODUCTIVITY

By Wendy Madzura (Head of Agronomy Seed Co Zimbabwe ltd) Agriculture in Zimbabwe contributes 15 – 18 % of the GDP, with over 70 % …

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Improving Farming Profitability Through Variety Selection

BY TAWANDA MTHINTWA HOVE The current meteorological department season forecast has stimulated lots of enthusiasm amongst farmers. With a forecast of normal to above normal …

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Careers in Land and the Rural African Woman

By Cynthia Chirinda In the last two years of my high school education, I chose to pursue Advanced Level studies in Geography, Literature and French. …

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Indigenous Poultry Breeding & Management Techniques

BY BEVEN MUNDIDA ‘To be successful in rearing indigenous chickens, farmers have to exercise a high level of management in breeding their chickens’ Many poultry …

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Aquaponic Garden – A Homesteader’s Guide To Set Up

By Claire Mollatt This article is an introduction to aquaponics with an example of an achievable aquaponic garden that you could set up at home …

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Agricultural Tyres- Minimizing Soil Compaction

By Tyre Zim Working the field with a tractor can be daunting exercise on rainy days. This can keep farmers from entering their fields, and …

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