Measures for Exterminating Harmful Insects Intensified

Pyongyang, May 30 (KCNA) -- Rural areas in North Hwanghae Province of the DPRK direct big efforts to manuring and cultivating the wheat and barley, earlier crops, with stress put on taking a step to prevent the damage by harmful insects.

The provincial rural economy committee has intensified the guidance work to encourage officials and agricultural workers to turn out in a campaign for preventing the damage by harmful insects, regarding it as an important issue for attaining the grain production goal for this year.

Farms in Sariwon City have directed efforts to making the masses understand the species and biological characteristics of harmful insects and methods of extermination while enhancing the responsibility of farmers in using germicide and insecticide.

Farms in Junghwa and Pongsan counties are regularly spraying various kinds of nutritive accelerants and germicide on the fields of wheat and barley.

Farms in Sohung, Yonsan and Sangwon counties are striving to prevent the occurrence of harmful insects in the fields of wheat and barley.

Rural villages in cities and counties, including Yonthan and Sungho counties, turn the work for forecasting the occurrence of harmful insects into a massive one, while making preparations to take an immediate measure in case of the occurrence of harmful insects. -0- (Juche113.5.30.)