Farmers in Zimbabwe receive 8 000t seed, fertiliser

Farmers across Zimbabwe have received more than 8 000 tonnes of seed and 37 800 tonnes of fertiliser under the Climate-Proofed Presidential Inputs Scheme popularly known as Pfumvudza/Intwasa. This comes as 325 196 farmers have prepared their planting holes for all the...

Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly,...

Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly,...