Al-Kafeel company for public investments, one of the companies of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, has established an integrated plant for the purification of wheat seeds in Karbala governorate, with a production capacity of up to (15 tons per hour) and purity exceeding (98%), with modern and advanced production lines that ensure the provision of pure and improved grains to the farmer, both for local consumption and used in seeds.
"The al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine always seeks to support the agricultural reality in the country and support the farmer, and to provide everything in its power to facilitate what achieves this purpose, and the establishment of this plant, which was sponsored by Al-Kafeel company, which came after the arrival of appeals from the farmers of Karbala to establish it, is only one of these initiatives," said eng. Ali Maz’al Layedh; the head of the Department of Agricultural Affairs and livestock of the said company.
He added that "the plant works with two production lines, both of which are specialized in the purification of wheat grains, the first line to purify the wheat seeds that go for human consumption, which is marketed by the farmer to the receiving stores in the province, and the second line has the wheat seeds allocated for sowing, which is marketed to the seed stations, and these two lines have saved the farmer effort in addition to reducing losses in his crop, and reach a degree of purity above good".
"The plant is equipped with a number of modern machines, devices and equipment, distributed to each stage of purification, starting from the receipt of the crop from the farmer through the primary and secondary cleaning stages, up to the sieves, shakers and a set of cleaning cylinders, and finally packing it in special bags and delivering it to the farmer," Layedh said.
"The beneficiary of this service is provided with a source book to the (silo) or seed plants, because the results of our laboratory are approved by these authorities,"Layedh said.