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New High-Yielding Perennial Rice Sees Sustainability Success Catalyzed by Global Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Approach

New High-Yielding Perennial Rice Sees Sustainability Success Catalyzed by Global Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Approach

Salina, Kansas, USA, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 70% of the food calories that feed humanity come from annual grain crops, which occupy 60–80% of global croplands. But annual grain dominance may be changing. A study in the journal Nature Sustainability reports that a new high-yielding, long-lived perennial rice with significant environmental, economic, and social sustainability [...]

S. Korea’s Total Rice Paddy Area Down in 2022

S. Korea’s Total Rice Paddy Area Down in 2022

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s rice paddy area inched down 0.7 percent in 2022 from last year as farmers opted to grow other crops due to falling prices of the staple grain, data showed Tuesday. The country’s rice cultivation area came to 727,158 hectares — slightly more than half the size of [...]