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June 12th, 2014
Online Data on Soil System to Aid Crop Output in Thrissur and Wayanad

The Department of Soil Survey and Soil Conservation is geared up to launch a Web-based information system that will provide them with scientific inputs for better agricultural planning and resource management. The system is designed to help famers assess the soil fertility status of their holdings and adopt appropriate nutrient management strategies for better yield. Named Micro level Soil Information System, it will feature a panchayat-level resource inventory with cadastral details on a 1:5000 scale. The system will host information on the chemical and physical characteristics of soil, nutrient status, including major, secondary, and micro nutrients as well as soil capability and crop suitability. It will also have secondary data on the socio-economic conditions in each panchayat. Read More