Sale of green gram in Thanlyin brings more profit than last year

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The green grams are also grown on about 323 acres of land in Bagan Htaung village and about 109 acres in Bawt Thabyay Kan village under Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) system. Photo: Thet Khaing (Thanlyin)

The green grams harvested in the first week of February are being sold in the market, bringing more profit this year than last year.
The local farmers are growing monsoon paddy, summer paddy, edible oil crops and green gram as an agricultural sector in Thanlyin township, Yangon southern district. And, the residents from Thanlyin cultivated about 42,904 acres of green gram.
The winter crop green grams are being grown in Win Kani village, Pharku east village, Pharku west village, Day Zet village, Thabyay Gone village, La Har Yat village, Kadat Phar village, Bagan Htaung village, Minga Loon village, Yone Thabyay Kan village, Bawt Thabyay Kan village, Kayin Seik village, Thahtay Gwin village, Kalar Wae village, Nyaung Lay Bin village, Napa village, Phayargone village, Latyatsan village, Saylonegyi village, Chaung Soat village, Bayat village, Thanatpin village and Sitpingwin village in Thanlyin township.
The green grams are also grown on about 323 acres of land in Bagan Htaung village and about 109 acres in Bawt Thabyay Kan village under Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) system.
The green grams are started to harvest in the first week of February. An acre of green gram yields nearly 16 baskets. The harvested beans are priced K 46,000 for 20 visses. The green grams are selling well this year than last year, according to the local bean growers.—Thet Khaing (Thanlyin)/GNLM

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