Eluru: With the farming activity for Khariff season set to begin in the next few days, the agriculture department officials have been suggesting that healthy paddy seedbed is the key for a good harvest. Apart from manual procedure, machines and drum seeders are also used for paddy sowing.
Officials make Suggestions to Farmers on Seedbeds
Seedbeds will be ready within 25 days of paddy seed sowing. The Sri variety seed of two kgs can be used for sowing in a portion of land. The seedbeds should be planted from eighth to 12th day.
Plastic trays should be used for planting the seedbeds through the machine. Under this procedure, the seedbeds would be ready within 15 days.