Organic fertilizer distributed in Matale | Daily News

Organic fertilizer distributed in Matale

Some 18,000 hectares of land have been prepared for paddy cultivation under the Mahaweli Irrigation and Minor Irrigation schemes in the Yale season in the Matale district and the required organic fertilizer has been provided to the farmers through the Agrarian Service Centres, agriculture officials said.

Meanwhile, officials of the Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority and the Irrigation Department said that the water required for this season’s cultivations has been released.

Simultaneously, distribution of chemical fertilizers for other crops to farmers has begun through divisional Agrarian Service Centres in the district.

Farmer organizations in the area also stated that a large extent of fallow paddy lands in the district that have been abandoned have been used by farmers for paddy cultivation this year.

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