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Community 06 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Farmers: Double padi price

B>ALOR STAR:/BFarmers in the country's rice bowl state of Kedah want the price of padi to be increased by 100% in view of the escalating cost of operation.

Nation 06 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Farmers want padi price doubled

In view of the escalating cost of operations, farmers in the Kedah, the country's rice bowl, want the padi price to be increased by 100%.

Nation 21 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Kedah padi farmers feel cheated

Farmers in Kedah are demanding higher padi prices, equivalent to those paid to Selangor padi farmers, and have initiated a signature drive to send their demands to the Prime Minister.

Community 17 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Govt plans to gazette padi land

State Agricultural and Agro-based Industry Committee chairman Law Choo Kiang said the state government wanted to protect the existing 12,163ha of padi fields left in the state and to ensure they did not 'disappear' from the state's agricultural map.

Nation 17 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Farmers urged to boost yield with hybrid padi

Padi farmers should move to planting hybrid species to boost yield, Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Mustapa Mohamed said.

Community 28 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Nine padi transplanters for three groups

THE Agriculture and Agro-ba-sed Industries Ministry has purchased nine padi trans-planters at a cost of RM360,000 for three area farmers organisations (AFO) in North Seberang Prai.

Community 20 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Padi farmers get RM911,000 aid from Federal Govt

THE Federal Government has given out RM911,132 in incentives to 290 farmers from three Area Farmers Organisations (PPK) in the Pendang district in Kedah for the first padi planting season this year.

Nation 06 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Move to irrigate dried-up padi fields in Kota Belud

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts are being made to irrigate padi fields that have dried up or drying up in Kota Belud, the state’s main rice-producing district, following the current month-long drought.

AseanPlus News 30 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Test planting saltwater padi

BEIJING: Renowned Chinese agricultural scientist Yuan Longping and his research team planted saltwater-tolerant padi on six plots of saline-alkali land. It was the trial run for this type of padi, a major step in exploring its commercial viability.

Nation 28 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Najib vows to give padi farmers a ‘sweet surprise’

ALOR SETAR: Padi farmers can look forward to a “sweet surprise” should Barisan Nasional emerge victorious in the general election, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.