Soil testing begins tomorrow

Saturday, 08 October 2016 - 18:48

Minister of Agriculture Duminda Dissanayake noted that soil testing for agricultural purposes will be implemented across the island from tomorrow.

The minister stated this while participating in a ceremony held at Pelwehera School of Agriculture in Dambulla today.   

He also noted that the aim of the initiative is to provide toxic-free crops in the future, by analyzing the elements essential as well as unfavourable for soil.

In addition, Minister Duminda Dissanayake noted that the government has taken steps to use latest technology to uplift the local agricultural industry, while measures would be taken to cut down the waste of money.