Kano rice farmers record bumper harvest despite poor rainfall

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Rice farmers in Dakasoye settlement of Garun Malam local government area of Kano State have said they recorded bumper harvest despite the shortage of rain in the 2021 season.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria at Garun Malam (NAN), they said this was possible through their use of improved seedlings.

The farmers said the seedlings had boosted their production by about 25 per cent.

Iliyasu Garba said he was among the few farmers that resisted the improved seedlings when it was introduced to them through the Kano Rural Development Authority (KNARDA).

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