February 11, 2019
Indonesia’s Minister of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman expects corn production in Gorontalo province to reach 1.75 million tons (mt) this year. Last year, corn production in the province reached 1.58 mt. Rusli Habibie, Gorontalo Governor is optimistic that the target is achievable, but has asked the central government to provide good quality corn seed, fertilizer and other supporting on-farm equipment. Following the target, Mr Sulaiman plans to provide corn seed and fertilizer for 150,000ha of corn plantation land in the province.