The harvesting of Pineapple cultivated at the Vavuniya Agricultural Department’s Muruganoor Farm was held yesterday.
This Pineapple plants were cultivated as intermittent plants in between coconut trees planted in the farm.75 farmers were trained along the cultivation of pine Apple trees. The cultivation was undertaken with grants from the Provincial Ministry of Agriculture
The event of harvesting Pine Apples and selling them at Rs.150/= Kg. was held yesterday.
In this event which was inaugurated by the NPC Minister of Agriculture, P. Ainkaranesan, several people including Provincial Minister of Health, P.Sathiyalingam NPC Members, G.Linganathan, E.Indrarasa, S.Mayuran, and M. Jeyathilake participated, said a news release of the Provincial Agricultural Ministry.