As the weather withers

Climate challenge: A farmer toiling in the hot sun at Kampung Sawah Ring in Pagoh, Johor. The weather has not been easy on Malaysian farmers for at least half a decade now. — Filepic/The Star

BE it stormy rain or blistering shine, the weather has not been kind to Mohd Hakim Nordin’s chilli farm in Batu Pahat, Johor.

The extremes of dry and wet spells are affecting his farm, which has been grown through fertigation (applying fertiliser through irrigation) for more than five years.

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