Sathupalli farmers asked to increase sugarcane cultivation


Khammam: Farmers from Sathupalli assembly constituency have been advised to increase the area under sugarcane cultivation during this vaanakalam season to increase the profits.

The farmers from the region have a speciality of growing diversified crops including chilli, cotton, paddy and Sugarcane.

The government officials guided the farmers during awareness programmes organised in various villages in Tallada and Kallur mandals.

According to the news report published in Telangana Today, guiding farmers district collector R V Karnan said, “Based on the nature of the soil, the farmers should give preference to the sugarcane cultivation as there was a sugar factory at Kallur.”

MLA Sandra Venkata Veeraiah who was also present on the occasion. He said, “Sathupalli constituency was known for diversified cropping pattern wherein the farmers cultivate chilli, cotton and sugarcane besides paddy instead of going for a single crop.”

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