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Dairy Farmers Step Up Production

02 September 2019

ZIMBABWE - Milk producers in the country have increased milk production by 4 million litres from last year despite numerous challenges.

In an interview, Midlands dairy farmers’ chairperson Mr Douglas Msipa said dairy farmers in the country were now producing 150 million litres against a demand of 180 million per year.

Zimbabwe is importing about 30 million litres from South Africa to supplement local milk supplies.

Mr Msipa said milk production had improved since last year despite the poor rainfall received in the last summer cropping season which resulted in poor pastures.

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Source: The Herald

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