NAMPO Harvest Day is one of the largest agricultural exhibitions and our MD Mr Zaranyika during a send-off yesterday at Royal Club told lead farmers to go and learn from the market leaders in South Africa.
It is my great pleasure and honour to welcome and thank you all for coming to our Annual Commercial Farmers Field Day here at Rattray Arnold Research Station, that was established more than 40 years ago in 1977.
In farming there are many sure ways to achieve low yields & hence reduce ones return on investment (loss). However there are only two ways to insure profitability & high return on investment in farming, the right choice of seed and good agronomic practices.
Farming as a business requires serious planning & commitment in respect to time & resources. It requires a willingness to embrace new technologies which include the use of highbred seeds
With agriculture fast becoming the largest employment sector in Zimbabwe & a lifeline for many surely glamour is the last thing that should be dominating our minds when it comes to agriculture, right?
As Seed Co Zimbabwe we have decided to invest in productivity enhancing initiatives, one of such is the 11 tonne Club, which is an elite club of high achievers especially those who cultivate above ten hectares of maize.
As the farming season begun, as Seed Co we launched an Anchor Farmer program at our offices in Mount Hampden at Stapleford.
Seed Co on Tuesday donated bins to David Livingstone Primary School. The donation of bins is a project that Seed Co has taken up as a corporate social responsibility.
Seed Co Limited expects to reduce the dominance of government-owned Kenya Seed Company after it opened a second plant in the East African country’s Trans Nzoia county last week.
AN improvement in gross margins and lower finance costs saw Seed Co report a 3% growth in the bottom-line at $15.42 million after a near flat performance on revenue in the year to March.