By Staff Reporter
At least 11600 families from Chimanimani received inputs under the Pfumvudza program, as government moves to increase food secure households.
In an interview with Diamond fm District Development Coordinator Joseph Manyurapasi said the target is to reach 22 000 households in the district
He added that with aid from a local non-governmental Organisation; a market place at Nhedziwa Business Centre is also being constructed as a way of facilitating market linkages for farmers in six of the district’s wards.
Meanwhile Farmers planning to do dry planting during this summer cropping season have been cautioned to carry out proper land preparation taking cognizance of the expected 16-20 cm depth for the exercise to curb losses.
In an interview with diamond fm, Zimbabwe Farmers Union Provincial Manager Daniel Mungazi said the farmers have to apply good agronomy practices for successful seed germination.
He further urged farmers to follow weather reports given by the meteorological services department for them to make informed decisions throughout the farming season.