15,000 oil hand seedlings grown in solitary day at Wanaparthy
Mahabubnagar: The area authorities of Wanaparthy area have actually attained a special document of growing 15,000 oil hand plants throughout 313 acres of Agriculture land in a solitary day on Saturday.
Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy, that participated in the mass ranch program of Palm Oil plants at Mushti Balishwar ranch over 5 acres of land in Chityala town of Wanaparthy area stated that the farmers of Wanaparthy area will certainly stand as an instance to others in the Oil Palm ranch in the State, as the area has actually attained the document of growing 15000 plant seedlings in a solitary day.”
Mass planting of oil palm plantation programmes were held across various mandals in the district and these mandals includes Atmakuru 88.17 acres, Pebbair 42.77 acres, Kottakotta 38.77 acres, Wanaparthi 37.60 acres, Pangal 30.64 acres, Amarachinta 20.47 acres, Gopalpet 17 acres, Madanapur 15 acres, Peddamandadi 14 acres, Srirangapur 4.57 acres and Revalli 4.57 acres.
While speaking at the mass plantation programme, the Agriculture Minister said that farmers can achieve higher yields by adopting crop diversification and they need to move away from the traditional cultivation and adopt new and modern cultivation systems for reducing the growing labour costs and to achieve better income from agriculture, advised the minister.
“Oil Palm farming is the only plant in the country which has a redeem plan by the state and also main federal governments. And Oil Palm farming is the only plant that guarantees earnings per farmer,” said the minister while assuring the farmers that oil palm cultivation is more profitable compared to other traditional crops.
Adding further he said that the Telangana is the only State in the country that is moving ahead in the country to achieve a target of planting oil palm plants over an area of 20 lakh acres in the state.
“We are importing cooking oil well worth Rs 80,000 crore yearly. It is for that reason significantly essential to spread out recognition on oil hand farming,” stated the minister.
He educated that throughout the previous couple of days the farming division had actually performed 79 sightseeing tour and also developed recognition amongst 8460 farmers on oil hand vineyards. Except paddy, the farmers can expand all type of plants inside the oil hand vineyards as inter plant and also can improve make money from numerous chopping techniques.