Planted tobacco in the province progressing well

Josphine Nyamwanza |  1 year ago | top

Planted tobacco in all parts of the province is progressing on well mostly the irrigated one as the crop assessment exercise being conducted by TIMB is currently underway. Manicaland Tobacco specialist Douglas Nzarayebani says that though rain-fed tobacco faced some challenges due to the late onset of rains they are optimistic it will improve as the rainy season progresses. In a weekly update, TIMB revealed that farmers have this season planted 87 335 hectares of tobacco under dryland and 18 275 hectares under irrigation.