Soybean shortage hits Zimbabwean food processing industry

Local media reports that a serious shortage of soybean in Zimbabwe has led to a drop in production in the food processing industry. According to reports, the shortage led to an increase in the price of cooking oil, stock feed and other products. Zimbabwe’s Sunday Mail reports that the development…

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Inoculate soya seed for healthier plants AND low fertiliser bills

The small-scale farmer faces many challenges because he must do everything by hand. But some things are just worth doing and inoculation of soya seed is one of them. LEGUMES HELP THE FARMER Soya, a legume, is a member of the same family as the Acacias, the African botanical iconic…

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Young Mazabuka farmer, Stanford Mweemba, leaps ahead

The youngest son to be born into a farming family in Mazabuka in the Southern Province, Stanford Mweemba (24) is building on the family legacy and taking the farm a level up into the commercial sector. Stanford's two older brothers were not keen on farming and Stanford says his father…

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Place your phosphate with hand fertiliser

A new hand-held implement makes it possible for small-scale farmers to place phosphate deeper into the soil, where the root system can benefit from it. Michris Janse van Rensburg has designed and made a hand-held implement to add to a line-up of hand-held tools and implements for small-scale farmers. “I…

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