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Maize Price Reviewed

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THE Cabinet has resolved to pay maize farmers US$242 per tonne at the prevailing interbank rate which translates to RTGS 1400 per tonne.

According to Agrinews, this is an upward review from the RTGS726 announced a few weeks back.

Meanwhile, the tobacco planting season has also delayed as there was a standoff between the government and farmers over the pricing of the golden leaf.

The government later announced that it would be giving farmers 50% of their proceeds in foreign 


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