Manicaland records significant wheat output this season.

Manicaland records significant wheat output this season.

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By Staff Reporter

Manicaland has recorded significant wheat output this season.

Provincial Agritex officer, Mrs Phillipa Rwambiwa said the 2018 wheat season surpassed previous years following implementation of programmes targeted at increasing production.

She said despite a decline in the area planted this season, output had increased to about 17 445,4 tonnes.

She said a total of 2035 hectares were under the Command Agriculture programme while  smallholder farmers planted 216 hectares with communal farmers planting at least 432. hectares .

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