Bumper maize harvest in Matale next month | Daily News


 

Bumper maize harvest in Matale next month

A maize cultivation in Dambulla.
A maize cultivation in Dambulla.

Farmers in Matale cultivate maize as a supplementary crop in over 5,000 acres this year. They have cultivate maize in unused paddy lands as well.

Agriculture officials said that the farmers have cultivated more lands with maize since the Government has granted a control price for the crop.

The farmers said they expect a bumper maize harvest next month.


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