Basics of Rice Production

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This is an introductory course covering all the necessary elements in rice production: from land preparation to post-harvest operations. Participants will acquire basic knowledge and participate in hands-on exercises in the rice field.

Rice Production Basics

Objectives

  • Describe the rice plant’s anatomy, life cycle, and growth requirements
  • Identify the procedures in growing rice
  • Apply the necessary skills in 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: Five (5) days

Prerequisites:

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

Course fee

US$1,600