Rice set to top projected tonnage as farmers ‘manage challenges’

The local rice industry is set to top the projected 406,000 tonnes for 2012 with Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) General Manager Jagnarine Singh disclosing that actual yield for the current year is likely to be closer to 420,000 tonnes.

This year’s first crop totalled 211,000 tonnes and Jagnarine says the GRDB anticipates  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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