‘Organic farmers should improve the soil fertility by extensively using cow dung and urine’

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) management has reiterated its resolve to procure organic farm products in higher quantities in future for use in its temples.

Executive Officer A.V. Dharma Reddy announced this at the meeting organised by the TTD, MARKFED and RythuSadhikaraSamstha (RySS) here on Friday with organic farmers drawn from across the State.

The TTD has so far purchased 2,500 tons of pulses after testing the same in national laboratories that certified them as ‘pesticide-free’. In 2022, the TTD trust board decided to buy 16,000 tons of 12 organic products through RySS for ‘Srivari Anna Prasadam’ and also donated over 2,000 cattle to such farmers. 

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