First rice crop tops 300,000 tonnes

- Ramsammy says 600,000 tonnes is real possibility

With the first rice crop for this year exceeding 300,000 tonnes, Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy is projecting that this year’s total production could top 600,000 tonnes.

Making the announcement yesterday during the launch of Agricultural Science, as a Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) subject, Ramsammy called the achievement historic.

According to the Government Information Agency (GINA), Ramsammy recalled that 10 years ago the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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