Farmers in Ra encouraged to plant rice

A new variety of rice is expected to be released in June. Picture: FT FILE

RA farmers have been encouraged to plant rice as an alternative crop to assist Government in reducing its import bill. The farmers were recently part of a rice field day this week in Saivou district where crops such as dalo and cassava were a staple crop. Ministry of Agriculture senior research officer rice Penaia Mua […]

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