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Affected by drought, hundreds of hectares of rice fields in Southeast Sulawesi failed to harvest

Hundreds of hectares of rice fields in Southeast Sulawesi are experiencing puso and cannot be harvested. Handling steps are needed so that the impact does not spread further.

This article has been translated using AI. See Original .

By
SAIFUL RIJAL YUNUS
· 4 minutes read

The following article was translated using both Microsoft Azure Open AI and Google Translation AI. The original article can be found in Terdampak Kekeringan, Ratusan Hektar Sawah di Sultra Gagal Panen

A vast expanse of rice fields in Lainea Subdistrict, South Konawe, Southeast Sulawesi, can be seen on Wednesday (23/8/2023). Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in Sultra are at risk of crop failure due to prolonged drought, the impact of El Nino.
KOMPAS/SAIFUL RIJAL YUNUS

A vast expanse of rice fields in Lainea Subdistrict, South Konawe, Southeast Sulawesi, can be seen on Wednesday (23/8/2023). Thousands of hectares of agricultural land in Sultra are at risk of crop failure due to prolonged drought, the impact of El Nino.

KENDARI, KOMPAS - A total of 2,560 hectares of rice fields in Southeast Sulawesi have been affected by a prolonged drought. Out of that amount, hundreds of hectares of fields have experienced puso (the term for rice crops that wither before they can be harvested) and cannot be harvested. Intensive measures are necessary to prevent the impact from spreading further.

Editor:
RINI KUSTIASIH
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