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Kedah govt wants rubber smallholders to cultivate Volvariella mushrooms

PADANG TERAP, Jan 13 (Bernama) � The Kedah government wants rubber smallholders in the state to cultivate Volvariella mushrooms as well for alternative income.

The state executive councillor for agriculture Azman Nasrudin said the state government would get the Agriculture Department in each district to assist them in the matter.

For a start, we are targetting 450 or 10 per cent of the 45,000 rubber smallholders on the state to take up the venture, Currently, we just have 12.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

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