A summer plan to grow 45,000 dunums in Dhi Qar
05/7/2018 12:00 am
[rtl] Nasiriyah / Hazem Mohammed Habib
Salah Eddin Samir Adel
The Directorate of Agriculture of Dhi Qar approved the summer plan for the cultivation of various crops with an area of 45 thousand dunums, excluding the crops of milk and maize. Salahuddin governorate also took a lot to distribute pumping and obstetric teams supported by the Ministry of Water Resources among the farmers.
The assistant director of agriculture Dhi Qar Faraj Nahi fruit of the "morning": The problem of water scarcity experienced by the country, prompted the Directorate to approve the summer plan for the season with an area of 45 thousand acres, indicating that it was limited to the cultivation of summer vegetables only.
He pointed out that the Directorate excluded from the plan the cultivation of important crops, including milk and yellow maize and white, which will negatively affect the farmers of the province largely because they depend in their agriculture on the strategic crops. He explained that the previous seasons had a large agricultural plan amounted to about 140 thousand acres, As well as the cultivation of four thousand dunums of crop.
For its part, the Directorate of Water Resources in Dhi Qar revealed the rate of discharges of the governorate through the rivers of Gharraf and Euphrates.
The Director of Resources, Hussein Ali Hussein, said that the levels recorded during the past days in the Euphrates River basin during his entry in the province amounted to 33 cubic meters per second, while the rate of discharges recorded in the Gharaf 115 cubic meters per second, noting that there is an expected increase in the basin Nahrain during the next few days.
In Salah al-Din, the first deputy governor of the province of Ismail Khudair al-Halob said to the "morning": The Department of Agriculture has conducted a draw for the distribution of pumping and obstetric crews supported by the Ministry of Water Resources among the willing of the peasants, as it was transparent and included the people of agriculture in Tharthar, Tikrit, science, With 37 names, while the shares distributed without the lottery to the agricultural people of the rest of the province for applicants of 3 names and below, are the Tigris and Ishaqi and Biji and Shrkot and Sheikh Jamil and Tlol Albach and Dora and Samarra and Hamrin and the country and the left coast with a total of 23 names.He pointed out that the lottery process included the distribution of 60 pumping and generation crew among farmers registered in the agricultural people, in order to support the agricultural side and encourage the farmer to improve and increase production, noting at the same time that the process of marketing wheat crop is still continuing, as the proportion of the crop was marketed 122 Thousand tons, distributed among the silos and grain complexes in the province of science, Tikrit, Baiji, Samarra, Dora and Al-Tawz, except Silo Al-Sharqat closed since 2014, in addition to the marketing of 3650 tons to the company (Mesopotamia) public.
Haloub said that the current season has witnessed a good production compared to last year despite the weather conditions and drought caused by low rainfall, as the increase exceeded last year more than 20 percent and is subject to increase with the continuation of the marketing process.[/rtl]
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