Al-Kafeel Company for Public Investments, one of the companies of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, continues to harvest its strategic agricultural crops of wheat and barley, with an estimated area of (1150) dunums divided into three sites in the desert of Karbala province, as part of its agricultural plan for this year.
"With the support of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine and field follow-up by the company's Director-General, Mr. Rasul al-Remahi, we have been harvesting farms dedicated to the cultivation of wheat and barley crops, within the plan developed for this purpose," said Ali maz’al Layedh, head of the agricultural and livestock affairs department at the said company.
He added, "the area of what was planted for this season in Al-Kafeel company farms is (1150) dunums, distributed to three farms: Khairat Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas farms (peace be upon him), Barakat Umm al-Baneen Farm (Peace be upon her), and al-‘Ata farms, have been planted with good Iraqi varieties in addition to registered varieties of the company, all of which are characterized by quality and high nutritional value".
"The crop is marketed after being purified in the company's laboratory, to grain warehouses in the province of Karbala, and the other section is felled and stored in special warehouses to benefit from it in the sowing of the next season, while the remnants of the harvest are invested in the field of nutrition for animal production,"Layedh said.
He stressed that "this season was distinguished, as it witnessed qualitative additions in terms of the expansion of the area of what was planted from these crops, in addition to the use of modern and advanced techniques in irrigation and fertilization, based on what we have learned in previous seasons and thank God the results were good, and we hope to contribute to the self-sufficiency of the province of these crops, and support the national product".