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Thursday, 20 September 2018
 

New Agricultural Season to Start Next May in Gezira Scheme

Khartoum – Engineer Osman Samsaa, Director of Gizera scheme declared the starting of the new agricultural season on 20th May 2018

. He pointed to arrangements running to cultivate 300,000 acres of cotton according the need of the international market.
He addressed the agricultural conference which was held recently, reviewing the obstacles facing the preparations for the summer season that representing into irrigation, prevention, agricultural inputs, the technical fattening the lands, increasing the …price for wheat, cotton, and the agricultural insurance.
Meanwhile, chair of the higher committee for succession of the agricultural season, commissioner of al Managel locality ,called for exerting public and popular efforts to support the national high way joining al Managel with the white Nile river with a length of 82km , representing base for product , facilitating marketing , bringing agricultural inputs , pointed to that the first phase begins with7km. He urged the farmers at the scheme to support with one quintal of cotton, to integrate public and popular efforts.  
From his side, Executive director of Sudanese Cotton Company assured the increase in focusing price for cotton accordingly to the international art. He pointed to proving of techniques, modern agricultural equipment for early preparations for cultivation, through commitment with timing, and improving the agricultural processes.