STATE TIMES NEWS
UDHAMPUR: In an effort to acquaint the farmers with latest techniques and tools, Department of Horticulture organised a awareness cum training camp at remote village Duddu in Tehsil Latti here in Udhampur.
The programme was held under the overall supervision of Chief Horticulture Officer Udhampur Brij Vallabh Gupta. A team of technicians of Horticulture Zone Latti and Chenani led by Horticulture Development Officer Chenani S. Davinder Singh held an interactive session with farmers and orchardists.
While speaking to the farmers and orchardists HDO Davinder Singh threw light on ongoing departmental schemes on which state and centre government is providing susbsidy to uplift their socio- economic status. He said the area of Duddu is suitable for array of fruit crops.
During the camp, training on different horticulture techniques and operations were imparted among the visiting farmers. The stages of pit digging and refilling for plantation, layout for orchard, training and pruning of fruit plants, insight of disease and pests of fruit plants and their control etc.
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