Amritsar, September 14The Agriculture Department has advised against the use of chemicals by some farmers who want their paddy crop to ripen at the earliest to be able sow vegetable crops.
Officials stated that the use of such chemicals was a wasteful expenditure and harmed soil as well as human health.
It has been reported that pesticide dealers are selling chemicals promising that it would help in early ripening of paddy.
Chief Agricultural Officer Dalbir Singh Chinna said some farmers used paraquat dichloride on the advice of pesticide sellers.
He said farmers should harvest the paddy only after it was fully ripened or they would have to face problems while selling it.
Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.
Stay updated with all the Amritsar Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.