Kerala to restrict chemical fertilizer use

Alappuzha
9 Jan 2015

The Kerala government plans to restrict the use of chemical fertilizers as part of its move to encourage organic farming in the state, state minister for Agriculture K P Mohanan has said. “A study conducted by the Agriculture Department had found that 96 per cent of the vegetables were cultivated using organic manure,” state minister for Agriculture K P Mohanan said at the inauguration programme of exhibition-cum-sale of dairy, agricultural and industrial products organised by the Chengannur block panchayat.

Source: http://echoofindia.com/alappuzha-kerala-restrict-chemical-fertilizer-use-75716

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