Saudi Arabia enters Guinness World Records with biggest sustainable farm in the world

13 Oct 2023 03:55pm
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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia has set a new record in agriculture, where one of the extension farms of the rejuvenated water farming research unit of the Bin Heshbal Valley in the Asir Region joined the Guinness World Records as the world's largest farm by area.

Environment, Water, and Agriculture Minister Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli received the registration certificate from the Guinness World Records during a ceremony held by the Saudi Reef Programme in its headquarters in Riyadh, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The total area of the farm is 3,204,182 square metres and it depends on treated water for irrigation of crops.

The farm has a section for clover cultivation and production, along with the cultivation of various crops and fruits, most notably, lemons, oranges, tangerines, pomegranates, grapes, figs, almonds and olives, as well as experimental fields containing many crops, SPA added. - BERNAMA-SPA

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