The select wheat seed that was provided to 230 farmers in Mendefera sub-zone and that was cultivated at 56 hectares of land has produced encouraging result.
Mendefera, 21 December 2018- The select wheat seed that was provided to 230 farmers in Mendefera sub-zone and that was cultivated at 56 hectares of land has produced encouraging result. The report was made by the Ministry of Agriculture branch in Mendefera sub-zone.
At an assessment meeting conducted on 19 December, the ample distribution of rainfall coupled with the strong effort of the farmers it was able to produce 160 thousand quintals from 13 thousand hectares of land.
According to a report presented by Mr. Bereket Teklesenbet, head of the branch, said that the sustainable awareness raising programs and the use of composed fertilizers as well as the soil and water conservation activities have contributed in incre3ased agricultural production.
It was also reported that from the 185 thousand tree seedlings planted 75% are in good condition.
The administrator of the sub-zone, Mr. Hiskias Wuhbet indicated that strong effort is being exerted to enable farmers become self supportive and supply their produce to the local market and expressed readiness of the sub-zonal administration contribute its due part in the effort to boost agricultural production.