Harvesting 341 thousand hectares cultivated with wheat and barley in Hasaka

2020-06-03 13:47:37

The areas cultivated with wheat and barley crops harvested by farmers in Hasaka Province to date have reached 341 thousand hectares distributed among different areas of agricultural stability.

Director of the Agrarian Production Department at the Agricultural Directorate, Eng. Jalal Bilal, told Local reporter that harvesting the crops is accelerating and increasing continuously to include the various agricultural areas in the province as the harvested areas have been distributed over 275,500 hectares of irrigated and rainfed barley, and 65,500 hectares of irrigated and rainfed wheat.

Engineer Bilal pointed out that the percentage of barley harvested from the public areas exceeded the half, as the harvest is expected to finish during the second half of this month, while wheat harvest operations are still in their beginning, especially in the northern and western regions of the province.

It is noteworthy that the number of combine harvesters involved in harvesting crops for the current season reached 835.

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