Over 900k hectares of maize planted countrywide so far

Tanaka Makuwaza |  1 week ago | top

Farmers have now planted more than 908 999 hectares of maize countrywide, with communal farmers leading the way. The Government set a target of two million hectares for the 2021/2022 summer cropping season and farmers can continue planting until Saturday. According to the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development, communal farmers had by last Friday planted 483 625ha of maize.

This is a decrease from the 573 320ha that had been planted by this group of farmers during the same period last year.