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Wheat preplanting price set


Press Statement |  3 months ago | top


GOVERNMENT has set the pre-planting price for the ordinary grade of wheat at ZWL155 000 per metric tonne. Presenting the 11th Post Cabinet Media Briefing in Harare this Tuesday, the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said the wheat pre-planting producer price has been pegged at a level that will motivate farmers to plant additional hectarage of the crop. She added that the nation is informed that Cabinet approved as follows: that the winter wheat pre-planting price for ordinary grade of wheat be set at ZW$155,000.00/MT; and that the winter wheat pre-planting price for premium grade of wheat be set at ZW$170,500.00/MT. Cabinet also received highlights of the crop output projections.