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Nation 02 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Increasing padi yield key to self-sufficiency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will ensure sufficient production of rice by focusing on improving padi yield.

Nation 01 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Padi yield drops by half as insects attack 600ha

ALOR SETAR: Kampung Bukit Raya padi farmers in Pendang are claiming losses due to infestation of the brown plant hopper (i>bena perang/i>) since December last year.

Nation 19 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Project to grow padi on abandoned land a success

Syarikat Padi Melaka has successfully undertaken a pilot project to cultivate padi on a 24ha site that had been abandoned for 10 years.

Nation 30 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Padi farmers receptive to new ideas

Padi farmers in Jelai, Kedah, are mostly receptive to new ideas in managing their fields.

Community 14 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Lease out padi fields, owners urged

Owners of 729ha of idle padi fields throughout the state have been urged to lease them to the state owned Syarikat Padi Melaka Sdn Bhd in a move to increase rice production here.

Nation 14 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Hindu padi farmers celebrate Ponggal for bountiful harvest

TANJUNG KARANG: The Ponggal festival which is a thanksgiving celebration for a bountiful harvest by padi farmers is among the important celebrations of the Tamil community throughout the world.

Nation 31 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Mada releases water for padi planting

ALOR SETAR: The Muda Agriculture Development Authority (Mada) has started releasing water from three dams into padi fields under its jurisdiction for the first planting season this year.

Nation 06 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sabah to raise padi output

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah wants to conserve tracts of land suitable for padi cultivation by barring them from being used for other purposes, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Yahya Hussin.

Community 09 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

6,750ha Mada land to start off padi estate programme

A TOTAL of 6,750ha of padi areas under the Muda Agriculture Development Authority (Mada) have been identified for the padi estate programme that will begin in September.

Nation 05 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Padi farmers will remain owners of plots under project

Padi farmers will not lose ownership of their land under the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)'s proposed padi estate amalgamation scheme.