Mohammad Aman Hanifi, Agricultural Affairs Director at Samangan Agriculture Department told Bayan-e Shamal that 200 tons of reformed seeds and 400 tons of chemical fertilizers worth 17.9 million AFN prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture will be distributed to 4 thousand farmers in the province via this program .
He stated every farmer would get 150kg wheat seeds and chemical fertilizers worth 4,500 AFN in exchange of 2,000 AFN.
Mr. Hanifi says the purpose reformed seeds distribution is to increase wheat products, improve farmers’ economy and promote reformed seeds instead of traditional ones.
He also added that reformed seeds yield more than any natural plants and every kilogram of reformed seeds, if kept well and irrigated properly, will yield several times more.
Reporter: Abdul Hai Hamdard