Tobacco farming at Matongera Farm in Betrice, Mashonaland East

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Tobacco farming at Matongera Farm in Betrice, Mashonaland East Sisters Samantha(left) and Faith Zhuwao working in a tobacco field at Matongera farm in beatrice recently -The Auction Floors are now open and the first bale was bought at US$4.50 PER KG - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

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Mr Jelousy Mabwe grading tobacco at Matongera farm in Betrice recently. The 2016 Tobacco selling season has officially started  - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Mr Jelousy Mabwe grading tobacco at Matongera farm in Betrice recently. The 2016 Tobacco selling season has officially started – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Mr Sakidza Manyika(left) and Mr Freddy Besita  who work at Matongera farm packs tobacco into bales in preparation for sale at the auction floors - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Mr Sakidza Manyika(left) and Mr Freddy Besita who work at Matongera farm packs tobacco into bales in preparation for sale at the auction floors – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

A tractor laden with tobacco at Matongera farm in Betrice recently. The 2016 tobacco selling season is now underway and farmers are expected to rake in thousands of dollars - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

A tractor laden with tobacco at Matongera farm in Betrice recently. The 2016 tobacco selling season is now underway and farmers are expected to rake in thousands of dollars – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Labourers working in a tobacco field at Matongera Farm in Betrice. The 2016 tobacco selling season is underway and farmers are delivering quality tobacco despite poor rains - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Labourers working in a tobacco field at Matongera Farm in Betrice. The 2016 tobacco selling season is underway and farmers are delivering quality tobacco despite poor rains – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Workers load tobacco into a tractor at Matongera Farm in Betrice recently. The harvesting of the crop is at its peak across the country. - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

Workers load tobacco into a tractor at Matongera Farm in Betrice recently. The harvesting of the crop is at its peak across the country. – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

A tractor laden with tobacco arrives at the curing banes at Matongera Farm recently. The 2016 tobacco selling season is now underway and most farmers are preparing their crop for the market  - Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

A tractor laden with tobacco arrives at the curing banes at Matongera Farm recently. The 2016 tobacco selling season is now underway and most farmers are preparing their crop for the market – Picture by Kudakwashe Hunda

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