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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Bi annual Fertilizer Application Awareness Program was held in New Delhi

The bi-annual Fertilizer Application Awareness Program was held at Pusa in New Delhi on 22 October. The program was jointly inaugurated by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizers Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda. The program is organized before Kharif and Rabi season each year with the help of State Governments. Aim: The program aimed to disseminate knowledge to farmers on optimum usage of fertilizer nutrients based on various parameters to sustain agricultural productivity. The program will also make the farmers aware of new developments in the field of fertilizer usage and management. Highlights: ♦ In India, currently, agriculture forms 14% of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it has a lot of potentials and should be increased. ♦ Importance of Soil was discussed as itis important to achieve the goal of food, nutrition, environmental, and livelihood security. Soil should be conserved and managed to improve its sustainability. ♦ The government offers various Urea and Nutrient based subsidies on phosphatic and potassic fertilizers. It aims to overcome the deficiency of micronutrients like zinc and boron. ♦ The program also discussed issues that concerned Indian agriculture, including low analysis of fertilizers, development of a new type of fertilizer, Climatic zones, Soil types, quantity and method of fertilizer usage, and suitability for crops, the long-term sustainability of agriculture and Use of Soil health cards. It aimed to get the right amount and the right type of fertilizer for each crop.

from Current Affairs 2019 for Competitive Exams Current Affairs Today The bi-annual Fertilizer Application Awareness Program was held at Pusa in New Delhi on 22 October. The program was jointly inaugurated by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizers Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda. The program is organized before Kharif and Rabi season each year with the help of State Governments. Aim: The program aimed to disseminate knowledge to farmers on optimum usage of fertilizer nutrients based on various parameters to sustain agricultural productivity. The program will also make the farmers aware of new developments in the field of fertilizer usage and management. Highlights: ♦ In India, currently, agriculture forms 14% of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it has a lot of potentials and should be increased. ♦ Importance of Soil was discussed as itis important to achieve the goal of food, nutrition, environmental, and livelihood security. Soil should be conserved and managed to improve its sustainability. ♦ The government offers various Urea and Nutrient based subsidies on phosphatic and potassic fertilizers. It aims to overcome the deficiency of micronutrients like zinc and boron. ♦ The program also discussed issues that concerned Indian agriculture, including low analysis of fertilizers, development of a new type of fertilizer, Climatic zones, Soil types, quantity and method of fertilizer usage, and suitability for crops, the long-term sustainability of agriculture and Use of Soil health cards. It aimed to get the right amount and the right type of fertilizer for each crop. https://ift.tt/2N3CVLw

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