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SRDI to test soil for accurate fertilizer

SRDI to test soil for accurate fertilizer

Our Correspondent JAMALPUR, April 21: Soil Resource Development Institute (SRDI) will test soil of agriculture land for using accurate fertilizer in their land in Jamalpur and Sherpur districts from May 7 to 25. According to Jamalpur SRDI office a mobile soil testing team will be conducted in Bakshiganj and Sarishabari upazila in Jamalpur district and Nakla and Shreebardi upazila in Sherpur district. The office said scientific officer Rafeza Begum and scientific officer Abdul Hakim of the department will lead the mobile team. The team will collect soil in field level and will examine the soil. After testing soil SRDI will provide farmers soil nutrition card. At least 200 farmers in the four upazilas will get the card. SRDI office said after soil testing farmers can know the soil nutrition of their fields. In this way farmers can apply accurate fertilizer for their crops and can minimize misuse of fertilizer.

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