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, it should be noted that the bond where the seed paddy is stored in Region Two is owned by the Rice Producers Association (RPA).The GRDB has disclosed that from its investigations it found that the RPA also contracts farmers to produce and distribute seed paddy.Investigations also revealed that the quality of the seed paddy which is produced by the GRDB Rice Research and Extension Station,Cheap Jerseys China
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, is not the same that is being distributed to farmers after it is collected from the station. This has raised several questions within the GRDB since it is suspected to have been an ongoing practice.Technical advisors within the GRDB have opined that the inferior quality can be a direct result from bad storage. Investigations will continue into these reports and the findings will be made public subsequently.