Phnom Penh: Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon says Kampong Cham, one of the few provinces located on the central plains of Cambodia, has begun to harvest early-season rice. And especially in Prey Chhor district, the price of wet rice sold by farmers in the rice fields also improved from 870. To 1140 riel according to the type of rice.
According to the report of the Director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
As of June 3, 2020, 45,862 hectares of paddy rice have been planted, accounting for 53.04 percent of the 86,461 hectares plan. .
Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Mr. Yingluck Shinawatra, said that in the wet season rice crop nationwide has reached 883,673 Hectares accounted for 34% of the 2588,130 hectares plan and meanwhile had already begun early harvesting of about 2 115 hectares. The average hectare is 4.07 hectares per hectare.
Particularly, the results of the export of some agricultural products other than rice / rice have been under control
Sanctuary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the first 5 months of 2020 (during the global epidemic of Ivory virus 19) achieved the following: 1) Pieces of cassava exported 996,290 tonnes, up 88,290 tonnes, an increase of 9.72% In the first five months of 2019, there were only 908,000 tonnes.
Cassava exported 10,272 tonnes, down 371,428 tonnes, equivalent to -97.30%, compared to 381,700 tonnes in the first five months of 2019 3) Out of 190,141 tonnes of cashew nuts, up 38,381 tonnes, an increase of 25.46% compared to the first five months of 2019 Only 151,550 tons. 4) Corn exported 35,636 tons, down 15,043 tons, equivalent to -29.68%, compared to 50,679 in the first five months of 2019 Tons. 5) Fresh bananas exported 121,415 tons, increased by 76,897 tons, or 172.73%, compared to the first five months of 2019 Only 44,518 tons. 6) Fresh mangoes exported 44,099 tons, up 14,885 tons, a 50.95% increase over the first five months of 2019 Only 29,214 tons. 7) Pepper exported 2,527 tons, up 466 tons, up 22.61%, compared to 20,061 tons in the first five months of 2019 Only ៕