PETANI PERLU MULAKAN PENANAMAN SECARA ORGANIK

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Utusan Malaysia (Utara): 27 May 2015

ALOR SETAR 26 MEI - Persidangan Intensifikasi Sumber Lestari (SRI) Wilayah Asia Tenggara 2015 mampu menjadi platform kepada penggiat industri pertanian di negeri ini untuk memulakan inisiatif ke arah penanaman secara organik pada masa hadapan.

Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Wanita, Kebajikan Masyarakat, Pertanian dan Asas Tani dan Pembangunan Usahawan Negeri, Datuk Suraya Yaakob berkata, ini berikutan perkongsian idea dan ilmu di dalam persidangan tersebut dapat dijadiakan persediaan kepada penggiat industri pertanian untuk tujuan tersebut.

SOUTHEAST ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SRI 2015 INITIATES ORGANIC FARMING

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UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar ? In a bid to help improve the quality of life for both farmers and consumers, through the creation of System in Rice Intensification (SRI), the Agro-ecology Association of Malaysia in collaboration with the School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia organised the Southeast Asia Regional SRI Conference 2015 at the TH Hotel and Convention Centre from 25 to 28 May.

The opening ceremony was officiated by the Kedah State Executive Councillor, Yang Berhormat Dato' Suraya Yaacob cum State Women Development, Welfare Services, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Committee Chairman at the TH Hotel recently.

INTERNATIONAL PARAMOTOR PILOTS GLIDE DOWN TO UUM

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UUM ONLINE: 28 April 2015-11 professional paramotor pilots from Malaysia, Belgium and Holland landed with a smooth touchdown at the stadium in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Sports Centre to complete the mission of the 56th Merdeka Paramotor Circuit recently.

The activity manager of the Malaysia Paramotor Pilots, Radio Tan, said that the one-hour flight from Timah Tasoh, Perlis, to UUM was one of their flight missions to explore Malaysia after undertaking a series of flight activities at various places of interest previously.

 

KEDAH BILATERAL DIALOGUE WITH NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROFESSORS: NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT CLUSTER

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UUM ONLINE: 06 April 2015- Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and National Council of Professors: Natural Resources and Environment (SAAS) Cluster can become the official platform for sharing ideas and insights related to the environment and natural resources especially in state of Kedah.

In his opening remark, the Secretary of SAAS Cluster, Prof Dr Noor Azhar Mohamed Shazili said that this open-floor dialogue session presented the opportunities for all parties to exchange ideas, observations and views on environmental and natural resources issues. This dialogue is also expected to have the most far-reaching impact on the people in Kedah state with its share of rich and natural resources and the country as a whole. 

THE FOODABOX PROJECT FOCUSES ON CREATING A SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT

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UUM ONLINE: 19 March 2015- Foodabox project developed by nine students from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) emerged winner for a Hope Award under Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Category at International Conference for Young Leaders 2015 (ICYL) held at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), recently.

 

The award was presented by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to the representative of the Foodabox project team who was also the co-founder, Dick Lim Yew Teck.

 

Foodabox project was placed under Co-operative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) of UUM under the supervision of Deputy Director of CEDI, Dr.Norashidah Hashim.

 

PELANDAK MODEN

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Utusan Malaysia 9 Mac 2015: Pesawah sering kali mengalami masalah untuk mengawal pertumbuhan rumput di dalam petak sawah padi.

Rumput yang terlalu tebal menyebabkan pokok padi terpaksa bersaing untuk mendapatkan nutrisi serta cahaya matahari menyebabkan hasil berkurangan.

Oleh demikian, petani terdahulu menggunakan sejenis alatan ringkas untuk mengawal pertumbuhan rumput di dalam petak sawah yang lebih dikenali sebagai pelandak.

FREE-M KAWAL KADAR AIR SAWAH

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Utusan Malaysia 09 Mar 2015: Rekaannya amat mudah namun amat berguna bagi menyelamatkan tanaman padi daripada rosak akibat para air yang terlalu tinggi dalam petak sawah.

Berbekalkan paip PVC (polyvinyl chloride) terpakai, ia dibentuk seperti huruf L dan diletakkan di setiap petak sawah sebagai saluran air buang untuk mengawal paras air yang berlebihan.

Perekanya, Pesnyarah Kanan, Sekolah Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Dr. Kamal Ab. Hamid berkata, sebelum ini pesawah menggunakan kaedah manual untuk dengan memecahkan batas petak sawah untuk mengalirkan air berlebihan keluar.

SINTOK FOREST HOSTS RARE TREES AND PLANTS

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UUM ONLINE: 12 February 2015 - Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Prof Dato? Wira Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak spent a day in forest and wooded area of Sintok to observe high-value rare tree species, yesterday.

The Sintok forest hosted species of a high-value gaharu (agarwood) trees or also known as the Karas trees. However, the gaharu reserved areas were slowly shrunk.

Therefore, the Vice-Chancellor urged the management of the university to effectively work on the preservation of the high-value gaharu trees in Sintok forest. Besides, he also suggested that a comprehensive inventory to find out the exact number of the gaharu trees exist in the Sintok forest to be carried out.

TV3 MEDIA EXPLORE THE BEAUTY OF SINTOK FOREST

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UUM ONLINE 10 February 2015: With the end of the three-day Media Familiarization Trip (MFT) 2015 organised by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), representatives from TV3 took the opportunity to record of the beauty of the Sintok forest, yesterday.

Accompanying, Ms. Salina Zakaria Abd Aziz Ahmad and Mr. Shahfuanuar Saidin who are representatives of TV3 on the Sintok forest exploration were Senior Assistant Conservator of Forests, Mr. Amran Mahmud, and Forester, Mr. Ramli Osman of the Development and Maintenance Department (JPP) UUM.

SECOND ACADEMIA LOUNGE THEMED 'RESORT IN A FOREST' SET TO BE DEVELOPED

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UUM ONLINE 25 January 2015: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) second Academia Lounge is set to be developed near the Cluster 6 Lecture Hall (DKG6), School of Multimedia and Communication Technology (SMMTC).

As such, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Wira Dr. Mohamed Mustafa visited the site where the second Academia Lounge will be established soon.

During the site visit, the Vice-Chancellor was briefed on the development of the planned dining room by UUM architect, Mr. Ismadi Yaacob and civil engineer, Mr. Hazlan Abd Rahman from the Development and Maintenance Department (JPP).