Rs.10,000 per hectare for farmers producing organic fertilizer | Daily News

Rs.10,000 per hectare for farmers producing organic fertilizer

The Agriculture Ministry has decided to offer Rs.10,000 per hectare for a farmer producing organic fertilizer. The Ministry arrived at this decision at a meeting held at the Agriculture Ministry to discuss the production and supply of organic manure for the upcoming Maha season.

During the discussion, it was revealed that 500kg of organic fertilizer, 5 Kg of ammonium nutrient, 35 Kg of potassium and 10 litres of biofertilizer have been recommended per hectare.

A number of Ministry Secretaries and Chairmen of Corporations and Statutory bodies representatives of the Civil Security Department and the Sri Lanka Army participated at this meeting chaired by Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

They have also discussed the volume of organic fertilizer that can be produced by the first week of September for the Maha season.

 


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