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NAREI is promoting greater efficiency in the crops and agricultural product industry; providing enhanced services in Agricultural Research and Extension and Crop Protection; and allowing effective administration and regulation of trade, commerce and export of crops and agricultural products. [read more…]

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The use of inocula

An Opportunity for Legume Farmers to Reduce Urea Fertilizers in Cultivations In Guyana, legumes are consumed on a daily basis. Bora, black-eye, red-peas, pigeon peas and beans appear on Guyanese plates everyRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Nov 8, 2016
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Woodley Park Farmers’ Group adapts climate-smart practices

Woodley Park Farmers’ Group adapts climate-smart practices   Residential yards converted into small farms producing cash crops such as eschalot, celery, and peppers is a common sight in many West Coast Berbice,Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Oct 25, 2016
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Mangroves Restoration

   Revival of mangrove forest at Better Hope underway   Approximately, 12,000 black mangrove seedlings are being planted along Better Hope, East Coast Demerara foreshore. The planting exercise, which aims to regenerate 450mRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Aug 23, 2016
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Peanuts production

  St. Denys using peanuts to transform village economy Farming is one of the main economic activities in St. Denys, an Amerindian community situated in Region Two. For years, the community hasRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Aug 3, 2016
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Growth of non-traditional crop sector

  Non-traditional crop sector projected to grow by 5%   In spite of the lucrative extractive sector, agriculture remains the main economic  activity and provides employment for the majority of people in Guyana.Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jul 21, 2016
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Vermicomposting

    Vermicomposting: promoting healthy plant growth   The indiscriminate application of various inorganic fertilizers has triggered many soil, water and health issues around the world. Due to the extent of these concerns,Read More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jul 14, 2016
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Hydroponics

  Hydroponics: improved technology, less labour Farming does not have to be backbreaking, dirty and boring. The utilization of technology could make farming a thought-provoking and financially rewarding venture. In fact, technologicalRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jul 7, 2016
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Sweet potato production sweetened

–through collaboration with US university, NAREI, UG SWEET potato production in Guyana will be enhanced, thanks to collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), Partners of America (Local Chapter),Read More...
By : NAREI | Jun 17, 2016
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Shade house cultivation

   Shade house cultivation being given prominence in Guyana For a number of years the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) has been encouraging farmers to incorporate new or modern technologiesRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jun 16, 2016
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Seed bed

   Three simple steps to having a kitchen garden Seedbed preparation, sowing and transplanting   Kitchen waste is truly useful. Oftentimes, persons discard vegetable and fruit seeds as waste. But, seed isRead More...
By : Keeran Danny | Jun 3, 2016