A demonstration of groundnut seeding machine was held at the field of Arockiyam, a progressive farmer, at Karunkulam village near Vaiyampatti on Wednesday under the auspices of the Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA).

The demonstration was aimed at promoting mechanisation in groundnut cultivation. During the previous financial year, three farmers were given the seeding machines at subsidised rates. About 50 farmers from Karunkulam and neighbouring villages witnessed the demonstration, according to a communication from the Agriculture Department.

— Special Correspondent

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