Muscat: The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources has distributed manual plows with a capacity of (9 hp) in South Al Sharqiyah Governorate.
A statement issued online by Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources said, “The Ministry of Agricultural, Fisheries and Water Resources, represented by the Department of Agricultural Development in Al Kamel and Al-Wafi distributed manual Plows with a capacity of (9 hp) under the patronage of Eng. Salem bin Saud Al-Kindi, Director General of the General Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock in the governorates of South and North Al Sharqiyah.”
Where Mr. Ali bin Salem Al Hashimi, Director of the Department of Agricultural Development in Al Kamel and Al Wafi , explained that the distribution of manual Plows with a capacity of 9 hp comes within the Ministry's interest in supporting farmers to advance the agricultural sector, which targeted (57) farmers from the states of Al-Kamel, Al-Wafi, Jaalan Bani Bu Hassan, and Jalan Bani Bu Ali.
It is considered one of the cultivators preferred by farmers, which plows the soil during the agricultural seasons, and it is one of the important agricultural operations. It can also be used in small agricultural holdings and palm holdings . It is easy to move from one place to another and saves time and effort on farmers.
The director of the department stated that a training program will be implemented for farmers on how to use these cultivators by the supplying company during the delivery period, through which we aim to be fully acquainted with the operation process, changing the oils, and how to maintain the plowing to ensure that it continues for a long time.