Growing areas exceed two million acres of winter crops
BAGHDAD / correspondents provinces
began provinces of Maysan, Wasit and Diwaniyah cultivation areas exceed two million acres Bmahsola wheat and barley, vegetables and fruits Winter Plan.
The director of planning in the cultivation of Maysan Directorate Khalil Abdul - Zahra Hassan correspondent "morning , " Saad Hassan: The winter season plan that includes planting 411 thousand and 800 acres planted with wheat and 88,000 acres planted with barley and 12 thousand and 400 acres diverse crops other.
He added that the directorate has prepared a comprehensive plan to provide thepeasants and farmers with seeds for the current season, as the processing rate reached so far , 51 percent of the wheat crop and 43 percent of the barley crop has also been another plan processing peasants fertilizers and agricultural inputs, where he arrived dunum of urea fertilizer processing rate of 55 kg and seed producers (56) kg and 25 kg per acre of material composted dab composite chemotherapy.
He Hassan to prepare a weekly parking mechanism dues peasants and farmers Exchange pointing out that the most prominent Marqlat agricultural plan scaled scheduled for winter crops of wheat and barley and the rest of the vegetables spaces.
He said that there is a field rebounds by the committees formed by the agricultural Central Committee in the province headed by the deputy governor of Maysan Wael Salman al - Shara and agricultural people scattered across Maysan to ensure theapplication controls on peasants in the implementation of the agricultural plan.
He pointed to the creation of the Directorate Search peasants and farmers and instruct them to adopt modern methods in agriculture and optimal use of the seeds and chemicals and guidance need to adopt certified varieties that have been equipped with to be grown in the winter off - season in order to get positive returns and achieve a high percentage of yield farm in order to achieve self - sufficiency of the winter crops that go into the food basket and thus reducing imported from outside the country to save foreign exchange and supporting the national economy.
in Wasit, Conservation agriculture Department announced the allocation of more than amillion acres for the cultivation of wheat and barley crops Winter plan.
Directorate official Engineer Staff Mryosh, articulated to the correspondent of the"morning" Hassan Shahid al - Azzawi for the plan include the cultivation of 1.163 million acres Bmahsola wheat and barley , depending on the major sources of water, stressing rising planned spaces cultivated this season compared to last year by 20 percent.
He said the plan divided by 1,000,102 acres of wheat crop after it was last season 's863,000 acres, while the included dedicated to the cultivation of barley , 61,000 acres ofland.
He went on that the province obtained the approval of the Ministry of oil on the machines plowed processing rate (5 liters) per acre and processing of agricultural tractors registered with the Directorate of the amount of 400 liters per week and is registered at400 liters per month of gas oil product with supplying irrigation pumps that do not exceed the capacity of the 60 - horsepower electric generator according to operational capacity.
He Mryosh to peasants processing of improved seeds by 30 kg per acre and support of80 percent of the official price, according to the agricultural plan this year, as well as finding new outlets to provide pesticides and organic fertilizers from the new global origins.
in the same vein, the chairman of the Higher Agricultural Committee in the province ofDiwaniyah Musa Alraezki told a reporter , "morning" Abbas Reda al - Moussawi, the space devoted to the cultivation of wheat crop for the current winter season reached 483,000 acres and 172,000 acres of barley, noting that the plan includes various types of vegetables and fruits winter planting.
He is ready to maintain and the relevant authorities to provide all necessary requirements in terms of water quota, fertilizer, seeds and instructions to ensure that the farmer reduce the effort and getting the productivity of quality High. [/rtl]
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