The crushing of sugarcane was formally commenced at Subramaniya Siva Cooperative Sugar mill here in Palacodde on Friday.
A targeted 1.40 lakh metric tonnes of sugarcane is estimated to be taken up for crushing at the cooperative sugar mill.
According to the administration, over 7,318 acres of sugarcane area has been registered for the current season- 2017-18.
For the current year, the cooperative sugar mill has set a target of 200 metric tonnes of organic manure.
Earlier, the crushing season in the sugar mill was formally flagged off by the Minister for Higher Education K.P. Anbalagan in the presence of Collector K. Vivekanandan.
via The Hindu http://www.thehindu.com
November 20, 2017 at 09:45AM
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