Sunday, June 20, 2021

agriculture programme

Bidayuh folk urged to prepare agriculture lots

KUCHING: Bidayuh villagers and village chiefs are encouraged to prepare their agriculture lots to expedite the ongoing land surveying process. Tarat assemblyman Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn said perimeter surveying works will be carried out following the approval from the...

Call on Agriculture Department to help increase production, marketing

TEBEDU: Department of Agriculture (DoA) Sarawak has been urged to intensify programmes which are aimed at helping farmers to market their produce. Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jawong said although the farmers had long been...

Boosting Sarawak’s agriculture

DALAT: The Sarawak government has identified a few crops which have the potential to be marketed to foreign countries. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said, for example, Kampung Medong and Kampung Tanam have the potential to be...

Rural folk urged to embrace technology

PAKAN: The rural folk now need to be more open to modern agriculture and livestock rearing, which would allow their produce to be marketed overseas. Pakan assemblyman Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom said it could not be denied that agriculture...

200 take part in agriculture programme

BY SARAH HAFIZAH CHANDRA & NATASHA JEE SERIAN: Farmers and livestock breeders are urged to play their respective roles in helping the Sarawak government achieve its goal of making Sarawak a net exporter of agriculture products by 2030, said...

Farming helps boost income of rural folk

KUCHING: Agriculture is one way for rural people to increase their income, said Native Laws and Customs Assistant Minister Datuk John Sikie Tayai. He said this during an official Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP) in Rh Garit, Begeri, Jalan Selangau...

Over RM1 billion to develop industry

KUCHING: More than RM1 billion has been set aside to develop the agricultural sector in Sarawak, said Assistant Minister of Agriculture Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail. “A total of RM797 million was allocated by the state government while the federal...

Take advantage of government facilities

TATAU: The women’s bureaus from longhouses in the Kakus area are urged to undertake a commodity planting project in groups. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Sarawak Bumiputera Law and Customs) Datuk John Sikie Tayai said they need to...

Farmers assured applications will be expedited

MIRI: Farmers in the Senadin State Constituency have been assured that their applications for farming assistance will be expedited. Transport Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin, who is also Senadin assemblyman, disclosed that his constituency had received a lot of applications...

Keen on agriculture? Experts ready to help

SIMANGGANG: Keen to get into farming? The Sri Aman Division Agriculture Office is ever ready to provide assistance and guidance to anyone interested in agricultural activities, get assistance and guidance. Simanggang assemblyman Datuk Francis Harden Hollis said agriculture is the mainstay...
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