Compost fertilizers gaining popularity in Manikganj


MANIKGANJ, Sept 26 ,2019 (BSS) – The use of compost fertilizers are gaining
popularity day by day in the district and the farmers are being benefited
using naturally produced fertilizers.

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source said compost
fertilisers are comparatively cheap and it can be produced at home easily by
local technology.

While talking to cultivators, who are using compost fertilizers in their
land, told that preparing compost fertilizers are economically viable and its
raw materials are available around them.

One of the compost fertilizer users Md. Habibur Rahman of village Bayra
under Singair upazila said he had cultivated vegetable on five bighas of land
during the current season using compost fertilizers.

He is expecting a good production of vegetable thanks to using compost

Like Habibur Rahman, many farmers are preparing organic fertilizer at their
homes and they are using it at their land.

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said compost fertilizer
increases fertility of soil and it also help rise of good yielding of
cultivated crops.

They said long time use of chemical fertilizers decreases fertility of
soil, which are harmful for agriculture sector.

“Taking this into consideration, we are motivating farmers to use naturally
produced fertilizer for maintaining soil quality,” an official of DAE told