Friday, April 16, 2021

modern agriculture

Go for banana farming

ASAJAYA: Villagers are urged to embark on farming and production of banana products through their village cooperatives. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said those who have banana farms could be trained in modern...

Better access to new agricultural methods through AgriCOP

KUCHING: Village folk now have better access to new agricultural methods thanks to the Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP). Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said this was through demonstrating new techniques in agriculture to them as one of the initiatives...

Get involved in modern agriculture

BAU: The Sarawak government's efforts to change the agricultural development landscape can be realised through the involvement of rural communities in the modern agricultural sector. Serembu assemblyman Miro Simuh said the rural community needed to be involved in modern agriculture...

Murum farmers set to benefit from AgriCOP

KUCHING: Murum assemblyman Kennedy Chukpai Ugan said the Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP) would benefit farmers in the constituency. “Among the purposes of the programme is to provide information on agricultural projects or programmes that have been and will be...

Adopt modern farming methods

ULU BARAM: Adopt modern farming methods to get good yields and improve your livelihood. This is the message from Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau to rural communities during a two-day programme on the growing of rubber, coffee and vegetables in Long...

Invigorate agricultural sector

RAZAILI Gapor (PBB-Beting Maro) has called for the state government to give 'special attention' to the Beting Maro constituency. He said this includes the provision of modern agricultural infrastructure, namely drainage and irrigation to cultivate agricultural land free of saltwater. "It...

Take up livestock breeding

KUCHING: The rural Dayak community have been told to take up livestock breeding, including the rearing of pigs, to uplift their living standards. In making this call, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said the Gabungan Parti Sarawak...

Use technology in modern agriculture

By Nia Natasha Hasenan KUCHING: Sarawak United National Youth Organisation (Saberkas) chairman Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi proposed that 72 Saberkas branches throughout the state to use modern technology in agriculture. Apart from carrying out the various youth activities that are...

State government to set up CPPC in Kanowit

KANOWIT: A collecting, processing and packaging centre (CPPC) will be developed in Kanowit to allow residents to sell their fruits, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. “Your representative, Machan assemblyman Allan Siden Gramong, asked that a CPPC...

Developing Machan’s agricultural potential

KANOWIT: The rural constituency of Machan has been identified as one of the areas with good agricultural potential. In revealing this, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said special attention will be given to the area for its...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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