Plan to cultivate 750,000 dunums of winter crops in Dhi Qar and Diyala
09/10/2017 12:00 am
[rtl]Karbala takes advantage of large areas of orchards of fruits and vegetables
Baghdad / Sabah. Karbala / Ali Lefth. Nasiriyah / Hazem Mohammed Habib
The agricultural committees in Dhi Qar and Diyala have approved plans for the winter season with an area of more than 700,000 dunums of various crops, especially the strategy such as wheat and barley, while the Directorate of Agriculture of Karbala has completed its entire plan for summer crops or so-called spring loop, which exceeded 37,500 dunums.
Achieving winter plans in Thi-Qar
The director of the plant production department at the Directorate of Agriculture of Dhi Qar Aqil Al-Battat told Al-Sabah that the Higher Agricultural Committee in the governorate approved the agricultural plan for the winter season with an area of more than 448 thousand dunums. For the farmers. He explained that the lands covered by the plan will be provided with water for irrigation on a regular basis, and distributed by 291 thousand and 110 acres for the cultivation of wheat crop and 133 thousand and 330 dunums of barley, while the area allocated 23 thousand and 941 acres to grow crops of onions, tomatoes and saplings and carrots, lettuce and other vegetables Rawat.
Decreased agricultural areas in Diyala
In turn, the head of the agricultural committee in the Diyala Council, Hakki Jubouri, said in a press statement: The agricultural plan for the current season approved by the Ministry of Agriculture amounted to 305 thousand and 390 dunums, distributed by 277 thousand and 914 dunums for wheat, 26 thousand and 20 dunums for barley and 1456 dunums for vegetable crops. He pointed out that the plan fell 275 thousand acres compared with the previous season, which amounted to 580 thousand and 375 dunums because of the limited water available to water crops of various kinds due to lack of rainfall and lack of water revenues. The success of the summer plan in Karbala In the same file, the director of agriculture Karbala Razak al-Tai told "Sabah": The achievement of the proportion of the summer agricultural plan for the current year amounted to 100 percent, a rate more than last year's plan by a large percentage.
He explained that the cultivated areas amounted to 37 thousand and 565 dunums of various spring crops, including the cultivation of 2100 dunums of yellow maize, 195 dunums of millet, 170 dunums of ducks and 70 dunums of sesame, as well as 625 dunums of livestock, 17235 dunums of land and 3144 dunums in Bamia. He added that the plan also saw the cultivation of 1616 dunums of eggplant, 2860 dunums of water cucumbers, 1640 dunums of cucumbers, 132 dunums of pepper, 2092 dunums of olives, 1140 dunums of flour, 585 dunums of melons and 3480 donums of tomatoes. , Indicating that these successes came with the cooperation of farmers and the government's interest in the agricultural initiative. Increase the production of table eggs
In turn, the Director of Agriculture Media Karbala Baher Ghali, "Sabah" to achieve an increase in egg production table through the poultry projects in the province of five, has been produced more than 10 million and 396 thousand eggs and was marketed to local markets.
He pointed out that the number of chicks in these projects amounted to 528 thousand franks, including 69 thousand and 500 non-white chickens in the education stage and 458 thousand and 500 eggs in the production stage, indicating that these projects were implemented within the system of cage education in the agricultural initiative loans[/rtl]
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