Over 76,000 acres of oats grown in seven districts of Sagaing

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Picture shows an oats field in Sagaing Region. Photo: Win Oo

More than 76,000 acres of oats have been grown in seven districts of Sagaing Region, said U Win Hlaing Oo, the head of the Sagaing Region Department of Agriculture.
The oats are cultivated on 7,138 acres of land in Monywa and Chaung-U townships in Monywa district, 38,607 acres in Myaung, Myinmu and Sagaing townships in Sagaing district, 26,470 acres in Wetlet, Khin-U and Dabayin township in Shwebo district, 3,825 acres in Yinmabin, Pale, Salin Gyi and Kanin township in Yinmabin district, 21 acres in Kale township in Kale district, one acre in Khampat sub-township in Tamu district and five acres in Homalin township in Khamti district, according to the official figures of Sagaing Region Department of Agriculture.
The department targeted to cultivate a total of 114,300 acres of oats in 2020-2021 financial year, including 16,124 acres in Monywa district, 50,352 acres in Sagaing district, 15,533 acres in Yinmabin district, 29,420 acres in Shwebo district, 2,783 acres in Kale district, 20 acres in Tamu district and 68 acres in Khamti district, according to Sagaing Region Department of Agriculture. —Win Oo (Zayyardine) (Translated by Hay Mar)

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