“While manure and neem cakes are still used by many farmers, vermicompost is a better organic soil enricher,” he said.
For this, farmers have to get the nutrient content of the compost tested before venturing into sale.
We can also list the composition of the soil if the farmers request so that they can display the nutrient content on the label,” said ICAR-CCARI, director, E Chakurkar.
The Eisenia Foetida earthworms, used specially for vermicomposting, are also supplied by the dealers.
“I use kitchen waste as well as farm waste such as dry leaves,” he says.
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