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World Soil Day observed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

SHILLONG, Dec 5: South West Garo Hills deputy commissioner Cyril VD Diengdoh on Monday last distributed soil health cards among farmers as part of the observance of World Soil Day at an elaborate gathering at Ampati Multi Facility Centre near here. The soil health cards were issued to determine the status of micro nutrient and mineral content of the soil sampled from the lands of respective farmers after scientifically testing them at state run laboratories. Addressing the gathering as the chief guest, Diengdoh stated that the celebration was significant for the district as majority of the populace was engaged in agrarian practices for livelihood.

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