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Farmers must be explained effectiveness of organic fertilizer – A’Pura GA

Anuradhapura Government Agent Janaka Rathnayake said that Government Officials must explain to farmers the effectiveness of the organic fertilizer and the proper ways they must use them in their cultivations.

He was speaking at an awareness programme in the District for Development Officers in this regard.

He said that supplying quality organic fertilizer after testing them properly is extremely vital. Anuradhapura District Assistant Fertilizer Director Bandula Kumara said that adequate quantity of fertilizer for the 2021/22 Maha Season has already been produced. The District needs 60,000 metric tonnes of organic fertilizer and 80,000 metric tonnes have already been produced.

Over 129,000 hectares will be cultivated with paddy in the Maha Season, he said.

 

District Agriculture Director Lalitha Thenuwara was present.


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