Friday, March 31, 2017

Tag: farmers

Ministry hopes for padi farmers insurance scheme in 2018 Budget

The insurance scheme is currently being finalised, says Shabery Cheek KUALA LUMPUR: The agriculture and agro-based industry ministry hopes an insurance scheme to assist padi...

Do more to help paddy farmers, Selangor told

The state is accused of failing to maintain the irrigation system in the state TANJONG KARANG: The Selangor government has failed in its duty in...

Coca farmers clash with police over output curb

Coca is a traditional crop, with Bolivians for generations using the leaf to fight fatigue, reduce altitude sickness in the Andean mountain country and...

Farmers reap rewards from 3D printing

Cutting-edge 3D printer technology is being used to design specially adapted tools, in consultation with the farmers who use them YANGON (Myanmar): Whizzing across a...

‘Smart-Valleys’ bring rice bounty

The aim of the project is not only to fight against drought but also to better use rainwater, which is often the only source...

Drought-hit Zimbabwe farmers look to science to save crops

Once referred to as the breadbasket of Africa, Zimbabwe used to be an exporter of maize, but now aid organisations say the country requires...

Insurance scheme for farmers at development stage

The government wants the best method for farmers as well as insurance firms KUALA LUMPUR: The government is contemplating creating an insurance system for farmers...

UPM technology to boost padi yield

The technology is able to increase the yield from 5.7 metric tonnes per hectare to 10 metric tonnes per hectare BESUT: Padi farmers who are...

MCA to ask govt to address lack of foreign workers in...

The party will be relaying the concerns of farmers regarding the lack of foreign workers in the vegetable, floral, poultry industry as well as...
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