Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (January-June); Dry season (July-December)

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 4

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): <0.5

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: Yes

Access to credit: Yes

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): Yes

Popular Varieties

Irrigated: NERICA 12, IR 64, Yunyine, Zong geng, Yun Keng

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual

Crop establishment: Transplanting

Water supply: Dam

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Land preparation, sowing, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, threshing, winnowing, drying, transporting, storage.

Major Challenges: Poor water management, diseases, market for selling rice.

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