The involvement of Perak residents in agriculture, animal husbandry is low
The involvement of Perak residents in agriculture, animal husbandry is low

The involvement of Perak residents in agriculture, animal husbandry is low

PADANG RENGAS – The involvement of the people of this state in the agriculture and livestock sector is seen to be still low, although there is a high demand for food products.

Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad said based on statistics, the state of Perak has no supply of beef and mutton when only 13.6% of meat for domestic consumption is provided by cattle farmers, while 3 .3% involve sheep farmers.

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In fact, he said, ginger and cabbage plants supplied by Perak farmers also recorded lows of 0.2 and two percent respectively.

“The population of Perak reaches 2.6 million people where we need sufficient and quality food.

“There is a lot of scope and opportunity for farmers, ranchers and farmers to venture into either starting new projects or expanding existing projects, including crop varieties like ginger, cabbage and pineapple, which are in high demand.

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“I don’t know why the people of Perak are not interested in (farming and animal husbandry) when food is their daily needs,” he told a press conference in connection with the Sekuriti Carnival. [email protected] Sejahtera 2030 at Millenium Hall, Lubok Merbau here today.

According to him, the state government is trying to convince the people to get involved in agriculture so that together they can achieve their goal of being the first food security hub of the country.

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He said one of the measures taken was through a series of tours across the state to convey information related to agriculture in addition to the assistance and forms of support provided by the government. – COSMO! ONLINE