Seed price down
Seed houses have reduced prices of seed maize by 50 percent in response to growing calls by farmers and government for industry to come up with realistic prices.
After the farmers’ plea over the exorbitant seed maize prices the seed houses took heed of the president clarion call and quickly reduced the prices with a 10kg pack now pegged between 45$ to 55 dollars down from 110$.
A survey by Khulumani news on fertilizers show that a 50kg bag of top dressing has also drop from 80 dollars to 65$, while basal fertilizer have been reduced from 75 dollars down to 50 dollars. The reduction in price remain high as compared to last where a fertilizers where pegged between 28 to 32 dollars.