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Bihar’s Kishanganj Gets Digital Fertility Map

Bihar’s Kishanganj Gets Digital Fertility Map:

The digital fertility map has been prepared by the scientists of Bihar Agriculture University (BAU).

Benefits for farmers:

  • They can now easily decide which crops they should grow in particular areas for better gains.
  • They can introduce new crops, go for crop diversifications.
  • They can also decide about the exact dose of fertilisers after knowing the fertility level of their soil.
  • This will get them bumper crops.
  • Agricultural experts and farmers are worried over the growing digitisation of land records and their fertility details.
  • They apprehend the data could be exploited by private companies and big corporate houses for various purposes, such as land acquisition and predatory lending, leaving farmers in crisis.