Record Harvest In Sekinchan Paddy Fields Showcases Agricultural Innovation In Selangor

The paddy fields of Sekinchan, Selangor, have achieved an unprecedented milestone by producing the highest rice yields in Malaysia. With an impressive output of 12 tons per hectare, Sekinchan surpasses other states where yields average around 4 tons per hectare.

This agricultural triumph is credited to the adoption of cutting-edge technologies and practices in the industry. Selangor, particularly in Sekinchan, has taken a proactive stance by implementing the Five-Season Cropping System over two years, a departure from the conventional four-season approach in other states. The innovation shown has received praises from social media users.

Farm management in Sekinchan is characterized by meticulous planning, from land preparation and the use of high-quality seeds to regular fertilization. Farmers have prioritized effective measures to prevent weed and pest infestations, contributing to the success of the harvest.

Selangor has embraced modern technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance productivity and optimize harvest yields. The region benefits from advanced irrigation infrastructure, providing a significant advantage in cultivating high-quality rice. The used of AI here has spark curiosity over social media, on how does the AI able to be beneficial in such field.

The transplantation method, incorporating germination of seeds and the use of machinery for planting, has played a pivotal role in achieving optimal yields and streamlining the rice cultivation process.

Committed to advancing the agricultural sector, the Selangor State Government aims to continue supporting farmers by introducing innovative practices. The success of Sekinchan not only enhances the livelihoods of local farmers but also contributes positively to the state’s economy and the well-being of its residents.

Credit to @AmirudinShari on X

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