The Executive Committee of ASDA 2021 hosted a scientific writing workshop with the primary purpose of training authors to improve the quality of research papers published in the Annals of the Department of Agriculture 2021. The program was held on 2021.04.21 at the NAICC as a one-day workshop. Three resource persons were present: Prof. B.M.L.D.B. Suriyagoda (Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya), Prof. Buddhi Marambe (Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya), and Mr. Sisira Kumara (Retired Additional Director General of Agriculture/Development). The workshop sessions included data analysis, interpretation, and presentation in papers, as well as how to present research findings in articles in an attractive and effective manner, semiotic analysis for improved communication, and how to prepare effective slides and posters.