KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Farmers are likely to face a shortage of chemical fertilizers this year too as the importers turn reluctant to purchase adequate quantities of the agricultural input citing soaring prices in the international market.

KATHMANDU, July 29: As much as 52,000 metric tons of urea imported from Bangladesh has arrived in Nepal.

BIRANAGAR, Aug 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer.

BHAKTAPUR, June 24: Like in previous years, farmers in Bhaktapur will be facing dearth of chemical fertilizers this monsoon as well.

DHADING, June 3: More than 600 enraged farmers staged a protest in front of the District Administration Office after facing an acute shortage of fertilizers.

KAILALI, Dec 22: Farmers in far-western Nepal are worried that their winter crops will be affected due to a shortage of fertilizers.

Fertilizers import up 10 pc

June 7, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 7: The import of fertilizers (chemical and organic combined) in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year has surged by nearly half compared to import figures of the same period of Fiscal Year 2016/17.

DHANGADHI, Oct 27: Ram Gulabi Chaudhary is worried these days after irrigating the land that he had leased to cultivate barley and mustard. It has already been a while after irrigating the land, but he cannot sow the seeds in lack of fertilizers. Now he fears the land will dry and he has to spend money again for irrigation.

BANEPA, June 5: Farmers of Kavre and Sindhupalchowk districts are in deep trouble as Agriculture Inputs Company Ltd (AICL) and Salt Trading Corporation Ltd (STCL) have failed to supply sufficient chemical fertilizers there.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The government has finally decided to build a chemical fertilizers plant.