Farmer Channel Studio goes into operation

Vice President  U Nyan Tun unveils signboard of Farmer  Channel Studio. MNA
Vice President U Nyan Tun unveils signboard of Farmer Channel Studio. MNA

Nay Pyi Taw, 4 May—The Farmer Channel Studio was commissioned into service in the compound of the Agricultural Research Department in Yezin, here, on Monday, with Vice President U Nyan Tun in attendance.
The vice president unveiled the signboard of the studio after viewing the harvest of a 50-acre seed production farm of Palethwe hybrid species of the department.
Union ministers U Myint Hlaing, U Win Myint and U Kyaw Hsan cut the ribbon to open the studio.
The studio was built with the aim of broadcasting modern agricultural technologies, research and educative works, interviews and teleplays in time for the farmers.
The vice president viewed documents related to Myanmar’s agricultural history displayed at the seed bank, and booths on soil, paddy and crops, beans and pulses, maize, preservation of genes of plants, pest prevention, biotechnology and water utilization.
Union Minister U Myint Hlaing reported to the vice president that as the benefit of the agricultural sector is less than other sectors, the ministry and farmers are to join hands in bringing agricultural produce to the market.
Director-General Dr Ye Tint Tun of the Agricultural Research Department briefed the vice president on conducting research works for production of hybrid paddy strains. MNA

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