Despite a possible low output due to power outages, the government has set the wheat producer price at $8 612.08 per tonne The Herald reports.
This was announced by Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri who said:
The wheat producer price shall be $8 612 08, Wheat is harvested over a very short time. We expect farmers to harvest in that short period. We are going into the summer season and farmers need to carry out land preparations.The price will remain firm throughout the harvesting period
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Earlier on this year wheat producer price was $1089.68. The adjustment is meant to cushion the farmers from inflation.
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