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Government of Jammu & Kashmir, Office of the Information & Publications, Department of Agriculture Kashmir.


Government of Jammu & Kashmir,
Office of the Information & Publications,
Department of Agriculture Kashmir.

One day farmers tour Conducted by Agriculture Department
Srinagar/23 October, 2015/
In order to give latest technological knowhow to the farmers of Sub division Baramulla, the Department of Agriculture District Baramulla flagged of a tour of 50 progressive farmers to the one day inter valley Farmers tour under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna 2015-2016 (RKVY).
The farmers were taken to the Research fields of Vegetables and other crops at SKUAST- K Shalimar, wherein the farmers interacted with the Scientists of the University and were given the knowhow about the latest varieties and techniques adopted for increasing their production.
Later the Group of farmers were taken to the Agriculture complex Lalmandi where Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi interacted with the farmers. While interacting with the farmers Director advised the farmers to adopt the latest techniques as per the recommended package of practices, balanced dose of fertilizers and use of quality certified seeds provided to them by the Department.
The farmers appreciated the role of Department for organising tours and requested the Director to increase such Tours and awareness programmes, so that the farmer get well versed with the farmer friendly schemes and latest technologies to be adopted by them to increase their production and productivity.
(NaseerAhmad Lone)
Agriculture Information Officers