Rice Production Basics

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This course covers all elements of rice production from land preparation to post-harvest processing. Participants will be given basic knowledge and will have a large amount of hands-on experience in the rice field.

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Objectives

  • Learn basic information on rice plant anatomy, life cycle, and growth requirements
  • Gain an understanding and appreciation for the knowledge and work it takes to grow rice.
  • Acquire hands-on experience in all stages of growing and harvesting rice

Key Modules

  • Rice and its ecosystem
  • Quality seed
  • Crop establishment
  • Crop management
  • Rice harvest and management

Target Audience

  • Government officials
  • NARES/NGOs/CBOs
  • Scientists
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)
  • Students
  • Anyone who is interested!

       *suitable for people with little or no prior knowledge

Duration: 5 days

Prerequisites:

None. However participants should note that the course does require some outdoor physical exertion.