Turkey – Monday, May 27, 2022- The SRTF agricultural project “Support for potato producers in northern Aleppo » announced today that it received a delivery of soil preparation equipment and a potato planter to prepare the soil for planting potatoes.
The equipment consisted of two-row tillage machines for preparing the soil and open rows for planting potato tubers; four rotary harrows that remove weeds and level the ground to make it suitable for agriculture; four rock pickers to avoid damage to agricultural machinery working in the same area; four manure spreaders which consist of a trailer towed behind a tractor with a rotary mechanism used to spread manure over a field as fertilizer; four double axles to transport agricultural inputs from the fields and four potato planters in rows.
With a total budget of €1 million and a life cycle of 12 months, the project is expected to directly benefit 700 potato growers and approximately 5,600 family members by providing them with agricultural machinery. which will help them cultivate an estimated area of about 2,100 hectares, at an average rate of 3 hectares per farmer.
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Support for potato producers in northern Aleppo
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