PADDY farmers within the Long Langai village situated in the Ba’Kelalan highlands of northern maximum Sarawak have accomplished a pioneering feat. They have produced padi harvests the use of a chemical-free farming means referred to as System of Rice Intensification (SRI). Last week, the farmers proudly confirmed their rice, which […]

UNDERSTANDING THE SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION The system of rice intensification is a set of insights and principles applied through certain management practices that promote more productive phenotypes from existing genotypes of rice, whether improved or local varieties. This is accomplished by: Inducing greater root growth; and  Nurturing more abundant […]

Scientists have successfully developed a new technology that will help farmers sow rice without water. The recent development would be helpful for the farming community facing water crisis. These views were expressed by Provincial Agriculture Secretary Muhammad Mahmud on Friday. The minister said the new technology would bring revolution in agriculture […]

The System of Rice Intensification, known as SRI — le Système de Riziculture Intensive in French and la Sistema Intensivo de Cultivo Arrocero (SICA) in Spanish — is a climate-smart, agroecological methodology for increasing the productivity of rice and more recently other crops by changing the management of plants, soil, water and nutrients. SRI Principles SRI methodology is […]