Jammu and Kashmir: Government hosts soil health training program for Pulwama farmers
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in Pulwama recently organized an awareness-cum- training program on Soil Health Management for farmers in the Nikas region, media reports said.
The program was organized with the aim of raising awareness among people about the protection and proper usage of land, reports ANI.
During the event, experts informed farmers the benefits of soil health management and urged them to strive to ensure better soil health by adopting efficient application of correct types and amounts of manure and fertilizers.
“Soil is the most important part of farming. There are about 700-1,000 families in our area. We want to give each of them a soil health card so that they know the status of their solid – what it lacks and needs. According, they can use manure and other nutrients,” Muhammad Qasim, Chief Agriculture Officer in Pulwama told ANI.