Sumbawa hit by stem rot disease in corn


Corn farmers in Sumbawa, Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara, have reported stem rot attacks, damaging an area of 19.5ha in several villages. Although the damage is low in intensity and has not caused crop failure, the local Agriculture Agency anticipates the threat more broadly. “We urge farmers to cho...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. In the article, ‘Imported pork threatens pig industry in Indonesia’, Meliyana speaks to Indonesian producers about facing challenges from imported pork while still handling the impacts of ASF on the industry.