Brahmin priests and astrologers predict a bumper harvest in the Kingdom following a ritual held during Royal Ploughing Ceremony.
The harvest of the longan starts in the provinces of Pailin and Battambang.
It is the beginning of the harvest season, and a rice farmer in Takeo province walks to his field, located just behind his house, ready to inspect the rented machinery he will use to collect the crop.
Water Resources Ministry advises to speed up harvesting crops due to impending floods.
The Khmer New Year or Choul Chnam Thmey, which means “Enter New Year”, marks the end of the harvest season. It’s the time for farmers to take a break and have some well-deserved leisure time.
The Khmer New Year or Choul Chnam Thmey marks the end of the harvest season. But how is the New Year really celebrated in the country? Hiezle M. Bual tries to find out.
A pig-tailed macaque yanked at a coconut on a piece of string until it fell to the floor, a small victory for the simian student at a Malaysian school that trains monkeys to harvest fruit for farmers.
Holi is known as the Indian festival of colours and is celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. The festival is also popular with non-Indians where colour is smeared on each other. Water is also used to drench those partying in the ceremony.
Local farmers believe they won’t be able to produce enough salt this year.