Pakistan: Farmers advised to get soil analysis

The Nation (Sep. 17, 2013) | Agriculture department has advised farmers to get soil analysis of their land to enhance per acre yield. According to assistant director agriculture Naveed Asmat Kohloon, the govt has set up laboratories at district level to facilitate farmers. He also added that some fertilizer companies were also offering facility of soil analysis. He urged the farmers to collect soil samples from different places of the agri-field and mixed it for analysis. He informed that one kilogram of soil sample represented one million kilogram of soil.