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Farmers will get high quality potato seeds

Feb 19, 2011 4:29:18 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has said that a programme is being launched to provide high quality seeds of local potatoes to the farmers.

The Minister said that a programme has been launched to provide high quality agricultural seeds to facilitate farmers to derive maximum benefits from land and to obtain a higher profit without a difficulty. The Minister expressed these views during an inspection tour of the Seed Potato Farms at Seeta-eliya and Kandapola. The Minister also participated in a cultivation programme of potato seeds for the next season. The seed potatoes will facilitate the farmers to take maximum benefit from their cultivations. Minister Navin Dissanayake was amongst those who participated in the occasion.