With the drive to rebuild and grow our economy, it is now imperative that we utilize our abundant resources (water, land and human) especially on the agricultural front.
The Seed Co technical team (comprising of breeders, agronomists and seed inspectorate) is assessing the standing crop performance of Seed Co hybrids grown by farmers in the 2016/17 summer season.
Zimbabwe inyika ine upfumi hwakasimbirira mukurima saka taona zvakakosha kuti hurukuro yekukwiridzira goho remurimi irambe ichiongororwa.
Gocha/green mealie production is one venture with a very lucrative Return On Investment (ROI), which farmers can adopt in irrigation schemes..
Seed Co develops and releases soybean varieties for Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
Several studies have shown that grain storage loss can cost farmers 25%-30% of their yield for the season in most cases due to high moisture, pest damage, fungal/bacterial infections, and rodent damage.
Increasing maize productivity levels per hectare is the major driver for achieving food security in the country.
Adequate soil moisture is required for normal development of the wheat plant at all the growth stages.
Agriculture occupies a central place in the Zimbabwe’s economy and has the potential to significantly reduce poverty, enhance economic recovery and growth and also entrench economic stability.