CHANDIGARH, November 23:In order to get maximum yield from crops 66 soil testing laboratories were operational in the state which would test about 6 lac samples of soil, this year. Revealing this Punjab Agriculture Minister S. Sucha Singh Langah said that farmers should get their soil tested and uses fertilizer accordingly. He said after soil testing farmers would come to know the deficiency of fertile elements.
Mr. Langah said besides these 66 soil testing labs in the state two labs were operational in Agriculture University Ludhiana, eight labs under Markfed and one lab was being run by NFL. He appealed to farming community to get their soils tested before using fertilizer.