Sowing of Winter Wheat and Barley Seeds Begins in DPRK

Pyongyang, September 18 (KCNA) -- Agricultural officials and workers of the DPRK started the sowing of winter wheat and barley seeds.

Officials of the Agricultural Commission and agricultural guidance organs at all levels have striven to improve the fertility of farm fields in conformity with the regional features and make full preparations for sowing by introducing advanced methods of seed treatment, while carrying on the organizational work to finish the sowing in the shortest time on the principle of the right crop on the right soil and at the right time.

South Hwanghae Province has improved the operation rate of machines for sowing.

Officials of North Phyongan Province secured seeds capable of increasing the yield even under unfavorable weather conditions and expanded the area under wheat and barley cultivation.

Kangwon Province organized a passing-on technique for sowing wheat and barley seeds and has ensured farming work in consideration of biological characteristics and soil tilt.

Similar progress is being made by agricultural officials and workers in Pyongyang Municipality, South Hamgyong and North Hwanghae provinces and other parts of the country. -0- (Juche112.9.18.)