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Maha season records biggest maize harvest

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By ITN News Editor March 12, 2019 19:00

Maha season records biggest maize harvest

Minister P. Harrison says that the biggest maize harvest in the history has been reported in thisMaha season. He made this statement at a function in Anuradhapura.
The Govi Jana Abhiman program to felicitate farmers who won the competition in the Anuradhapura district was held under the patronage of the Minster. Minister P. Harrison further noted that the Department of Agriculture and Agrarian Services Department have spent 30,000 million rupees for the agriculture in this year. He noted that though army fall worm menace hit the harvest, country has been able to yield biggest harvest this year.
The Minister noted that latest technology should be introduced to the agricultural sector and attract youths. He pointed out that a quota system will be introduced for the onion importers with the view of balancing market demand.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 12, 2019 19:00
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