Animal Feeding / Caribbean / Latin America / Livestock

Guyana: Agriculture Ministry embarks on ‘rice straw’ technology

Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud today paid a visit to Nothingville Backlands, Hope, East Coast Demerara, to assess the works in progress to sustain cattle farmers, in light of the El Nino situation now being experienced.

During an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Minister Persaud said that the exercise is in keeping with Government’s efforts to implement innovative methods by which cattle farmers will be provided with an adequate supply of feed for their livestock.

The remains of rice straw will be used with molasses and urea to create a higher quality of feed for cattle.

Read more (Relief Web)

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