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Nation 10 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Padi farmers still fearing the worst after bad season

SABAK BERNAM: Four months after padi fields in Sabak Bernam were ravaged by a bacterial disease, farmers here remain unsure about the resilience of the seedlings for the new planting season.

Nation 17 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Padi planting activity to go on despite hot weather

PENDANG: There is no cancellation in the padi planting activity schedule for the new season this year in the Muda Agricultural Development Authority (Mada) area although the hot weather will persist until June.

Nation 03 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Current hot season drying up padi fields in Sabah

KOTA BELUD: Padi fields in some places in Sabah have dried up due to the hot and dry spell affecting the country.

Nation 07 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Negri farmers urged to delay padi planting

SEREMBAN: Padi growers in the state should defer their replanting activities due to the current dry spell.

Community 19 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Fed-up villagers want smelly padi husks to be moved

A GROUP of 40 villagers from Kampung Baru Naka Siam in Naka, Kuala Nerang in Kedah, staged a peaceful protest to call for the relocation of mounds of padi husks placed along the side of a dirt road leading to their village.

Nation 24 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Najib launches new padi variety to boost yield

SERDANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Saturday launched a new padi variety, MR 269, a normal inbred variety with better resistance against the leaf blast disease and pests, in order to increase national padi production.

Community 15 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Council sets out to get Penan families into planting wet padi

PAKAN: The 1Malaysia Sarawak Advisory Council hopes to visit Penan families at Lesong Laku in the Belaga District to interest them in wet padi cultivation.

Nation 01 Dec 2013 | 12:01 PM

14-year-old girl found dead in padi field

ALOR SETAR: A body of a 14-year-old girl was found in a padi field in Kampung Alor Senibong after she was reported missing from her house in Kampung Gelam for more than 12 hours.

Nation 09 Apr 2015 | 12:50 PM

Youth gets 18 years' jail over teen's death in Kedah padi field

ALOR SETAR: An unemployed youth has been sentenced to 18 years in jail by the High Court here for causing the death of teenager Noor Syafikah Nadia Abdullah two years ago at an abandoned padi field.

Nation 27 Nov 2013 | 4:31 PM

Yahoo Cili Padi awards winner disqualified

PETALING JAYA: The winning entry of Yahoo Cili Padi Awards 2013 was disqualified few hours after the announcement of winners, when the organisers were alerted to possibility of plagiarism.