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Cotton farmers get raw deal from contractors!
A reknown cotton grower in Gokwe, Mr Mafuta Kuimba who used to rely on proceeds from sale of his crop to buy inputs is this year not a happy cotton farmer after falling prey to a dubious contractor who engaged him to grow cotton and duped him upon selling his white gold at the start of August 2011.In fact the plight of Kuimba is part of that tale involving many cotton farmers who graced the most... READMORE
SEED your catalyst to Productive Farming!
Setting the standards in the vegetable seed industry in Southern Africa is extremely important to Charter Seeds and Starke Ayres. Of the twenty horticultural seed houses in the region, Starke Ayres has a dominant share.Quality in every aspect is of overriding importance to farmers. Starke Ayres and Charter Seeds look at every aspect of the crop...READMORE
Above Ground Mesh Resevoir
Stored water is a necessity on every farm whether it is used for drinking for human and livestock consumption, for irrigation of commercial crops or vegetable gardens, for fish farming, for processing or any other purpose. The need for water storage on farms has become more critical in view of the changing rainfall patterns particularly in Southern Africa which has been severely affected by the climate change. The cost of erecting large water reservoirs or dams for the collection of water particularly for irrigation purposes has been prohibitive for the majority of the farmers despite the fact that water is a critical component in the success of any farming enterprise...READMORE