Farmer-Scientist Interface On In-Situ Paddy Residue Management-Kvk, Fatehgarh Sahib 01-10-2018

By Punjab Agricultural University on 03 Oct 2018 | read


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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Fatehgarh Sahib under the guidance of Dr. Vipan Kumar Rampal, Deputy Director (Trg) organized an Farmers- Scientists interface regarding In-Situ Paddy residue management on 01.10.2018 at Village Badouchhi Kalan. About 120 farmers of village Badhouchhi Kalan, Attapur, Panjoli, Pandrali participated and interacted with KVK scientists for discussing the efficient methods and technologies for crop residue management. On this occasion, Dr. Rampal Deputy Director (Trg) KVK gave a call to the farmers for effective utilization of natural resources and efficient management of crop residue for sustainable agriculture and safeguarding the environment. He advised participants to adopt recommended technologies to manage paddy straw. He discussed in detail the working of different machines like Happy Seeder, Mulcher, Baler, Seed drill etc. for efficient management of paddy straw. Dr. Ajay Singh Godara, Assistant Professor (Animal Science) discussed about the efficient use of Paddy straw in animal management. Dr. Arvind Preet Kaur, Assistant Prof. (Horticulture) highlighted the utilization of Paddy straw in vegetable and Mushroom cultivation. Dr. Manisha Bhatia Assistant Prof. (Home Science) discussed the activities of KVK and urged the farmers to create awareness regarding no residue burning and also aware the farmers about “Swachhta Hi Sewa” Campaign. Mrs. Reet Verma, Assistant Prof. (Plant Protection) delivered a lecture on rodent control in Happy Seeder sown Wheat crop. She also discussed various methods and techniques for managing the paddy straw. In the end, scientists answered the queries of the farmers.