How to Grow Soyabeans in Zimbabwe

Sunday, September 23, 2018


Have you been weighing your crop options for this summer growing season and considering growing soyabeans under the government's Command Agriculture programme, a contract farming arrangement or for your own animal feed?

If you have but are still unsure about how to grow soyabeans well to get a good return on your investment we hope we can show you how in this growing guide.

Meet the Emerging Farmer: Ishmael Rupanga

Monday, September 3, 2018

Ishmael Rupanga is a Zimbabwean dairy farm manager based in Victoria, Australia. He got started in farming by helping out on his grandfather's cattle ranch in Sanyati and then studied for a Diploma in Agriculture at Rio Tinto Agricultural College after high school. He has a degree in Agricultural Management from the Zimbabwe Open University. He has also taken courses in Dairy Husbandry and Production (New Zealand) and Rural Business Management (Australia).

Since leaving Zimbabwe in 2004, he has worked in New Zealand, U.K, Canada, Mauritius and Australia. He currently manages the farm operations of a dairy herd of 400 dairy cattle in Australia. He is also a partner in Greenside Ranch in Darwendale, Zimbabwe.

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