December 18, 2016

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Model paddy plot harvested in Monglon

Staff of Agriculture Department measure model plot of monsoon paddy in Monglon, Shan State. Photo: Myint Aung
Staff of Agriculture Department measure model plot of monsoon paddy in Monglon, Shan State. Photo: Myint Aung

MONSOON paddy model plot No 1 in Monglon town, Shan State was harvested on Sunday. The harvesting was observed by local officials of the Agricultural Land Management and Statistics Department, the Agriculture Department, township authorities and local farmers.
The model field is owned by farmer U Ba Lwin. Officials checked the yield for records and confirmation.
The field grows Khaukshan paddy strain and provided a yield of 115.35 baskets per acre, according to an agriculture official. (1 basket = 33.33 kg)

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