Highest tea yield in August 2021 – Herath

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 15 2021
News Highest tea yield in August 2021 – Herath

The highest tea yield over the past six years was recorded in August 2021, State Minister of Company Estate Reforms, Tea and Rubber Estates-related Crops Cultivation and Factories Modernisation and Tea and Rubber Export Promotion, Kanaka Herath said. He added although there will be challenges in the future, measures will be taken to provide required fertiliser, while stating that smallscale tea estate owners who are vital to the country’s economy will be safeguarded. Herath made these statements at a discussion on issues faced by estate development associations, with the objective of increasing the productivity of small-scale plantations from 15 to 20 per cent, held in Kegalle.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Oct 15 2021

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