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Iran: Winter plowing more than 25% of Gilan paddy fields

Rice
Iran
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Mar 3, 2024

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Saleh Mohammadi, head of the Gilan Agricultural Jihad Organization, has announced that winter plowing has been carried out in over 25% of the paddy fields in Gilan province, covering more than 60,000 hectares of the total 238,000 hectares. This operation is crucial for food security as it helps eliminate pests and release toxic and swampy gases from the fields. However, due to decreased rainfall last autumn and winter, a challenging crop year is expected.
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Today, March 12, in an interview with reporters, Saleh Mohammadi announced the implementation of winter plowing in more than 25% of the paddy fields of Gilan province and said: compliance with the agricultural calendar by Gilan rice farmers should be taken into account. He added: As soldiers in the field of providing food security, rice farmers enter the cultivation campaign when they hear the sound of spring's feet, and winter plowing operations have been carried out in more than 60 thousand hectares of the 238 thousand hectares of paddy fields in this province. Referring to the advantages of winter plowing of the Gilan rice fields, the head of the Gilan Agricultural Jihad Organization stated: the implementation of winter plowing, while eliminating pests and eliminating the wintering of ...
Source: Isna
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