[size=36]Agriculture: Adopting modern irrigation systems will provide significant strategic and economic gains[/size]
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The Ministry of Agriculture confirmed today, Friday, that the adoption of modern irrigation systems will provide significant strategic and economic gains.
The Undersecretary of the Minister of Agriculture, Mahdi Sahar al-Jubouri, said, "The preparation of the plan for summer or winter agriculture takes place through coordination with the Ministry of Water Resources, by relying on the available water reserves," pointing out that "the current year witnessed a decrease in water revenues, which was reflected in a decrease in Cultivated areas, and this requires adopting modern irrigation systems through drip and pivot irrigation, which will provide summer crops, fodder, yellow corn crops, as well as alfalfa and alfalfa.
He added, "Modern irrigation systems will provide important strategic and economic gains because they will reduce the consumption of water allocated for agriculture, as well as help to raise agricultural production, in addition to covering Iraq's need for summer vegetable crops, as well as fodder crops for livestock with less water, and sustainable agriculture through reliance." on surface water, in addition to groundwater.” Ended 29 / h