- Published on 04 September 2017
The 2017 cotton marketing season is progressing well despite a few minor hiccups like cash shortages.
The cotton selling season started in May and Cottco, the sole buyer hopes to buy 110 000 tonnes of the crop which was grown under the presidential input scheme. Cotton Producers and Marketers Association of Zimbabwe national chairman Stewart Mubonderi said the 2017 cotton selling season was much better compared to last year. Mubonderi said the quality of cotton had also improved from last year. He said farmers had also started receiving inputs for the 2017 /18 summer cropping season. (Herald)