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REASI: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) continued five days long farmers training programmes on organic crops production for the fourth batch of 30 farmers at Organic Training Centre, Talwara in Reasi district.
KVK, Reasi is conducting the five days programme on the organic farming under the guidance of Vice Chancellor (VC), Dr.P.K Sharma and Associate Director Extension (ADE) and Incharge KVKs of SKUAST-J, Dr.R.K Arora.
The Organic Training Centre, Talwara has been established by SKUAST-J and is sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi under Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana to promote organic farming in Jammu region. In this programme different technical sessions on organic farming are being arranged for the participants.
Scientist and Head of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi, Dr. Banarsi Lal elaborated scientific organic crops production. He said that modern crop farming has enhanced the crops production but it has caused many problems to the environment and human health.
Dr.Suja Nabi Qureshi, scientist explained the benefits of organic agriculture. He explained the use of organic inputs for the treatment of various diseases and insect-pests in the organic crops. Special session on demonstration of organic fields was also organised for the farmers. During this session a special visit of the farmers was arranged by the KVK. In this training programme the farmers asked various quarries which the experts answered in a satisfactorily way. Hans Raj, progressive farmer shared his experience on organic farming with the other farmers.
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