LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Agriseeds eyes regional market

LOCAL seed manufacturer Agriseeds (Pvt) Ltd is now looking into the southern African region for potential synergies, as the company looks to lift its capacity to 100% in the next two years.The regiona...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Zim farmers urged to grow sesame seeds

Local farmers have been urged to grow sesame seeds for export with indications that global imports of the oldest oilseed crop raked in $2,2 billion in 2017.Sesame seed is one of the oldest oilseed cro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Seed Co unbundling 71% in Seed Co International

SEED Co Limited board has proposed to its shareholders to partially unbundle 71% of its Seed Co International Limited shares by way of a pro rata dividend-in-specie distribution as part of a strategy ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 July 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

SeedCo to raise $19,2m for regional expansion

Regional seed manufacturer Seed Co Limited seeks to raise $19 million through a partial unbundling, which will also result in separate listings of its regional operations. The seed producer wants to u...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 July 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed demand to remain unchanged

Demand for seed in the 2018/2019 season will remain unchanged because the Command Agriculture programme will still likely be in place, financial analysts IH Securities have said.In an analysis of Seed...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

SeedCo contends with production shortfall

SeedCo says it is occupied with dealing with product shortfalls which have negatively impacted on the seed company.The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed pan-African company's chief executive officer Morg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Mahyco to buy further stake in Quton

ZSE entity Seed Co has received an expression of interest for the acquisition of its 40 percent in Quton's Tanzania and Malawi based operations that have earmarked for disposal, chief executive office...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed Co profit jumps 5%

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed seed producer, Seed Co, after tax profit for the year to March 31, 2018 surged 5 percent to $21,4 million despite the group being afflicted by a number of adverse ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Sirdc to double hybrid seed output

The Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) is targeting producing 1 000 tonnes of maize seed for the 2018/19 cropping season, up from 600 tonnes last year to meet growing de...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

SeedCo revenue down 5%

A combination of adverse factors saw pan-African seed giant Seed Co record lower than expected sales volumes and revenue for the year-ended March 31, 2018. According to chief executive officer Morgan ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed Co takes farmers to global expo

Local seed company Seed Co's thought leadership initiatives recently saw 30 farmers being flown to South Africa to join about 80 000 agriculture stakeholders across the globe at the Nampo Park Exhibi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed Co invests in growing farmer yields

Hybrid seed processing company, Seed Co, has started running the Eleven Tonne Plus Club Promotion, targeting commercial farmers with at least 10 hectares of the firm's seed varieties grown during the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 May 2018

Quton releases new cotton hybrid seed

Zimbabwe's major cotton seed producer Quton, has released new cotton hybrid seed with a higher yield potential compared to current non hybrid varieties, in a move that is set to revive the country's c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Minister commissions seed bank in Mudzi

Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs David Musabayana last week commissioned a seed bank that is expected to be used by farmers in Mudzi District to store small grains.Addressing ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed Co introduces new varieties

Seed Co, Zimbabwe's biggest supplier of a variety of certified crop seeds, has introduced a new climate smart variety of maize seed known as SC 649.The new breed of maize seed (SC 649), is meant to ad...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

SeedCo invests US$28million in research

Zimbabwe's largest seed company, Seed Co Private Limited, has invested over US$28 million towards research over the past six years as the company intensifies efforts to compete on the global market, a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 March 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:- Shares before : 241 401 840- Shares added : 329 000- New shares in issue : 241 730 840- Effective date : 7 February 2018- Reason : Share Option Scheme...

By SEED | Published: 12 February 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:- Shares before : 240 998 640- Shares added : 403 200- New shares in issue : 241 401 840- Effective date : 31 January 2018 ...

By SEED | Published: 12 February 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:– Shares before : 240 739 240– Shares added : 35 400– New shares in issue : 240 774 640– Effective date : 18 December 2017– Reason : Share Option Scheme...

By SEED | Published: 01 February 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:- Shares before : 240 774 640- Shares added : 224 000- New shares in issue : 559 726 450- Effective date : 15 January 2018- Reason : Share Option Scheme...

By SEED | Published: 01 February 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:- Shares before : 240 998 640- Shares added : 403 200- New shares in issue : 241 401 840- Effective date : 31 January 2018- Reason : Share Option Scheme...

By SEED | Published: 01 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Logistical issues delay cloud seeding

THE Meteorological Services Department (MSD) delayed commencing its cloud seeding programme, saying this was due to logistical issues and poor weather conditions.The programme, which was supposed to s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 January 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SEED.zw | Increase in shares in issue

Details:– Shares before : 240 774 640– Shares added : 224 000– New shares in issue : 559 726 450– Effective date : 15 January 2018– Reason : Share Option Scheme...

By SEED | Published: 15 January 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Seed Co waits on RBZ for external listing plans

Regional seed producer, Seed Co is awaiting exchange control approval to proceed with plans to list the group's external business, aimed at raising funding to finance growth, chief executive Morgan Nz...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 January 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

SeedCo Zim targets 275% maize growth

Zimbabwe's largest seed producer, SeedCo, says it is targeting to increase maize production in the small-holder sector by 275% from the current 0.8 tonnes to 3.0 tonnes. SeedCo Zimbabwe managing direc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 December 2017
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