Agriculture is a business. If the tagline is embraced by every individual living in the city or in the country area then there must be plenty of idle land which is ventured with agriculture that will bring profit. At the same time it is capable of changing a person’s living status to a better one.
In (RBK) Air Panas Village there is an operator which operates vegetable farming such as chili and cucumber. Mohd Azmir Mohd Amir has been operating cucumber plantation which is planted on an area around 0.34 hectares. There are about 80 poly bags loaded in the area.
According to Azmir, the cucumber produce can be harvested up to four times a year. Average collection can reach up to 40 kilogrammes for a season. The produce will then be sold around Gerik with the price of RM0.80 a kilogramme. Through the plantation of cucumber his income may reach up to RM2, 000 a month.
Moreover according to him, through out the process of operating the cucumber plantation, he has never gotten any kind of financial aid from the related party. However, he did once receive an advisory service from Agriculture Department about the ways of planting the vegetable. It is not too much to say that this young operators’ success today is based on his hard work. All this is done to ensure that his family could live in completeness and comfort for days to come.
Last Updated on Friday, 26 March 2010 03:19