No shortage of chemical fertilizers for Yala season


The Ministry of Agriculture states that there are chemical fertilizers required for the Yala season in the country and there is no shortage.

The use of imported chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides has been banned from the Maha season.

The distribution of fertilizer currently continues with no interruptions, the Agrarian Services Center said. The Department of Agrarian Services states that there are sufficient stocks of fertilizer in the warehouses in Anuradhapura, Hambantota and Kurunegala districts.

Despite the restrictions on travel, the distribution of fertilizer to the farming community continued yesterday, May 16. It is the intention of the government to distribute fertilizer for the Yala season without any shortage, despite any obstacles caused by the Covid epidemic.