April 23, 2019

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    Govt. to establish a standard for fertilizers Featured

    August 01, 2015

    The Ministry of Agriculture has taken steps to establish a standard for fertilizers in agreement with fertilizer importers.

    The application of fertilizer for crops varies depending on types of crops, soil conditions, climatic zones and the Department of Agriculture has declared fertilizer recommendations for all food crops.

     

    Farmers who are engaged in commercial farming tend to use more chemical fertilizer with the objective of achieving higher economical benefits. Due to factors such as non use of fertilizer in due proportion and the applying of substandard fertilizer have recently given rise to problems associated with healthiness of agricultural products.

     

    Over a hundred types of special chemical fertilizer manufactured in various countries in different qualities are available in the local market.

     

    The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal to establish a standard for fertilizers in agreement with fertilizer importers,

     

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