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Economy News _ Baghdad
The Ministry of Agriculture announced on Tuesday that it will reach the self-sufficiency of the wheat crop for the current agricultural season.
"Iraq has reached the self-sufficiency of the wheat crop for the current agricultural season 2019 after the continuous support provided to farmers and farmers of fertilizers and seeds and modern agricultural mechanization," said the administrative agent of the Ministry of Agriculture Mehdi Sahr al-Jubouri in a statement received by "Economy News".
Jubouri added that "the agricultural plan for this season will witness high productivity of agricultural crops as a result of rainfall during the winter, which resulted in increasing the agricultural land included in the plan of wheat, barley, fodder crops and other agricultural crops."
Jubouri pointed out that "the harvest campaign is proceeding smoothly and successfully in the southern and central provinces in addition to the marketing of large quantities of crops to the Ministry of Commerce, which is reflected in the provision of flour to citizens and access to self-sufficiency in local markets." He called on farmers and farmers to adhere to their land and cooperation With the security authorities to provide protection for agricultural crops strategic and support the national economy. "