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Measures Taken for Increased Agricultural Production
Pyongyang, February 24 (KCNA) -- Officials of the Ministry of Agriculture have turned out in the efforts to carry out the tasks set forth by Marshal Kim Jong Un in the historic letter sent to the participants in the National Conference of Subworkteam Leaders in the Agricultural Sector.

They have paid efforts to deeply grasp the letter in order to find out the right measures to make upsurge in agricultural production.

They have channeled primary efforts to hitting the yearly quota of grain output. They are minutely organizing the work to apply field-responsibility-system within the framework of the subworkteam management system.

They are also paying attention to introduce advanced farming methods in all co-op farms throughout the country, including the improvement in growing rice seedlings.

Effective farming methods including double cropping have been introduced in large scale to increase per hectare yield.

They have taken measures to enlarge the area for cultivating high-yield crops, while encouraging co-op farms to widely apply agro-forestry management.

Efforts are also directed at renovating irrigation facilities.

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