Year: 2021

In potato paradise, farmers ditch organic fertiliser after poor harvest – The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

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By Rajamanthri reporting from WelimadaView(s): In Sri Lanka’s potato paradise Welimada, farmers say they are going through a financial hell after a drastic harvest shortfall which they attribute to the use of organic fertiliser instead of chemical fertiliser. While the farmers are suffering losses, consumers are hit by…