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Kudakwashe Gwabanayi

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There is enough land for all us

As Operation Dudula heats up in South Africa, there are growing concerns as to where those that have lived across the Limpopo will fit when they return home.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Sep. 2, 2022

ZAS: Much ado about nothing

It, being the 112th edition, the organisers should by now know that it is best to schedule the showcase for early August when schools have just closed.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Sep. 9, 2022

Dry hole policy the best these days

With a dry hole policy pact, terms are clearly defined and the yield is ascertained before the work begins.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Sep. 30, 2022

Opportunities abound in organic farming

The fruit is being grounded into powder where it is used for various uses.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 7, 2022

Unnecessary headaches for ranchers

These must be the effects of climate change.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 14, 2022

Refrigeration key in farming

Jacketed storage tanks are commonly available in 50-, 80-, and 120-litre size tanks.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 21, 2022

Fight monopoly in the food sector

The rains have started to fall and as usual we are all asking each other what we should plant.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 28, 2022

Ostrich farming beckons

The truth of the matter is that many farmers in animal production had lost hope as their animals were dying of lack of pasture due drought.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Nov. 4, 2022

Farmers must exhaust the satellite debate

Technological advancement has over the past decade made farming much easier than it used to be.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Nov. 11, 2022

There is money in chickens

A recent chat with the CEO David Irvine is all one needs to understand how they operate.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Nov. 18, 2022

Irvine’s Botswana expands

The facility was officially opened by Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Gaborone recently, according to Irvine’s chief executive David Irvine’s.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Nov. 29, 2022

Pfumvudza everyone’s child

Food security lessens the government’s burden on the fiscus and hence Pfumvunza/Intwasa is everyone's concern.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Dec. 2, 2022

Worsening power cuts crippling irrigation-fed farming activities

There is no doubt that watering at night, when power usually returns; saves moisture for the farmers, but the truth is that night shifts have often been disastrous.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Dec. 9, 2022

Tobacco farmers suffer as regulator loses grip

It gave me ample time to reflect on the troubles affecting our farmers.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Apr. 28, 2023

Climate change is real, be alert

In fact, persistent light showers have traditionally been experienced at the end of April.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi May. 12, 2023

How sunflower production can change lives

Rural citizens are buying sunflowers to make cooking oil, as prices rocket in Zimbabwe.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi May. 19, 2023

How to start a fish farming business

They may end up not eating, and they lose weight and the growth transition is slow.Poultry feed pellets can also be used for fish.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi May. 26, 2023

Developing a winning fisheries project

Pests and diseases pose a serious threat to the aquatic ecosystem and aquaculture industries.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 2, 2023

Demystifying the Zim sugarcane myth

Sugar cane is easy to grow and manage
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 9, 2023

Taking bee farming a notch up

The Chinese, especially those in Zimbabwe are fond of the moringa flavoured honey. They pay as much as $15/kg just to get their hands on this type of honey.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 16, 2023

Communal farmers best dog breeders

One of the most common dog breeds in Zimbabwe is the Boerboel.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 23, 2023

A brutal ‘mafia’ TIMB never dares to tackle

Sales figures coming out of the industry are looking good.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jun. 30, 2023

Is ‘Tyson’ out just to spoil the broth?

In total, 11 candidates have challenged the incumbent.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jul. 7, 2023

Managing frost attacks this winter

This winter, many farmers have stayed out of their fields because of frost.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jul. 14, 2023

January disease destroyed cattle herds, with grave consequences

The same situation is prevailing in the Masvingo area of Chatikobo where thousands of cattle have died.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Jul. 21, 2023

Floriculture: One sure way of making money

Apart from job creation, this export is bringing Zambia valuable forex.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Aug. 18, 2023

How to succeed in duck rearing

Ducks are raised for both meat and egg production.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Sep. 15, 2023

Forthcoming agric season: Farmers must tighten belts

Our reflections should culminate into the following key touch points; our AMA: Adaptation, Mitigation, Action.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Sep. 22, 2023

New tech: Drones have revolutionalised farming

Innovation has significantly reduced time spent working in the fields.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 6, 2023

The OK debate: Agric will suffer

While Shoprite and Pick n Pay in South Africa can leverage their sales on products like furniture and hardware, Zimbabwean supermarkets rely on agricultural products.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Oct. 20, 2023