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Cucumber brings rich harvest to graduate farmer

KOTA BHARU: While the debate may continue on whether a cucumber is a fruit or a vegetable, Mohamad Zulfazli Mohamad Arifin is reaping a lucrative income from the crop.

The 28-year-old farmer had not thought that he could earn a five-figure income every season (of two months) from the cultivation of cucumber.

He ventured into cucumber farming in 2018, cultivating about 1,000 baby cucumber plants through fertigation on a 0.3-hectre piece of land in Kampung Kubang Palas, Banggu, here.

At that time, he had left his job as a logistics personnel in a company in Singapore and was unable to secure employment in Malaysia.

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State Farmers’ Organisation Sarawak | PPNS
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