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 A team of scientists under the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization in Japan has developed a new salt-tolerant rice variety to help improve yields in paddy fields with high soil salinity as a result of high tides and frequent typhoons due to global warming. The team reported finding...

The Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario and the United States Department of Agriculture have approved a bacterial blight-resistant rice variety developed...

A pilot project has transformed unused agricultural lands in Kiuti County into productive rice areas through the use of drought-tolerant rice varieties...

The perching and light trap method, which allows birds to perch and eat harmful pests of rice plants, is becoming more popular among farmers in Rangpur’s...

Hetsika Fampiraisana Kristiana ho an’ny Firenena, a non-government organization in Madagascar, launched a  project promoting a new type of stove that...

Reverse migration of laborers from urban areas to rural areas due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown is expected to boost India’s agriculture sector. Combined...

The Thai government is developing a strategy for its rice sector that aims to increase the average domestic paddy production to 3,700 kg/ha by 2024. The...

Paddy cultivation in Nepal reached an all-time high of 98% this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development. The crop has...

The Philippine Department of Agriculture turned over farm machinery and equipment worth over USD 1.6 million to different rice-based farmers’ and irrigators’...

The Lagos State Government provided at 800 rice farmers with hands-on experience in modern and improved rice farming practices to ensure maximum output,...