4,215 more acres of summer crops cultivated in Kyaukse successfully

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The department has grown 4,215 acres more of summer paddy, including 3,485 acres of sesame, 507 acres of green gram, 1.218 acres of chilli and five acres of vegetables in Kyaukse township.

Kyaukse township farmed 4,215 more acres of summer crops than expected, and the cultivation of summer crops has met with success.
The township is growing the summer crops under a project depending upon the availability of irrigation water.
In Kyaukse township, the Department of Agriculture Land Management and Statistics targeted the cultivation of 12,691 acres of summer sesame. However, the department actually grew 14,176 acres of summer sesame.
Similarly, the department targeted to grow 1,809 acres of summer green gram, but it actually grew 3,316 acres of sesame. Additionally, the department grew 1,218 acres of chilli and five acres of vegetables not included in the project, according to the Township Department of Agriculture Land Management and Statistics statistics.
The department has grown 4,215 more acres of summer paddy, including 3,485 acres of sesame, 507 acres of green gram, 1.218 acres of chilli and five acres of vegetables in Kyaukse township.
The cultivation of summer crops succeeds in Kyaukse township. Regarding the summer sesame cultivation, most of the village lands can be cultivated successfully with just a few irrigation water because of soil moisture and good soil. That is the reason why the summer sesame is grown.
“Cultivation has succeeded in those villages even though summer sesames are not listed in the cultivation project,” said local farmer U Maung Maung from Mone Poung village. — Thet Maung (Kyaukse)/GNLM

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