IIRR Celebrated World Soil Day

5th December 2017, Burguda, Ranga Reddy district

IIRR Celebrated World Soil DayICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad organised world soil today at Burguda, Shadnagar Mandal, Ranga Reddy district.

Thirty soil samples from nearby villagers were analysed by the rapid soil health testing kit. The soil health cards were generated on the spot and were distributed to the farmers. They were briefed about the importance of soil health and the sustainable management of soils. Emphasize was given to INM, STCR, GREEN MANURING, and VERMICOMPOSTING.

Vermi compost on ready-made vermi bed was displayed and the preparation of vermi compost was demonstrated to participating farmers.

Around 30 farmers participated in the programme. 

(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad)