Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mohali in collaboration with Ryat Bahra university conducted One day workshop on “In-situ crop residue management” at Ryat Bahra University, Sahauran Distt Mohali. Dr. Yashwant Singh, Deputy Director KVK Mohali while inaugurating the programme guided the participants regarding ill effects of residue burning. He also shared his views regarding use of straw as animal feed and its effectiveness in reducing the shortage of dry fodder condition for the animals. Dr. Priyanka Suryavanshi, Assistant Professor (Agronomy) explained the importance of agricultural machinery for In-situ crop residue management. Dr Munish Sharma, Assistant Professor (Horticulture) emphasized the importance of crop residues in horticultural crops. During this workshop, Dr Harminder Kaur, Dean University School of Sciences and Dr Amita Mahajan, HoD Agriculture also shared their experiences with audience. Dr Shashipal, Assistant Professor, Livestock Production was also present on this occasion.
During the programme, different activities like Debate, Poster making and quiz competitions were also organized. Around 300 students participated in these competitions on the theme of Crop Residue Management. In the end KVK team thanked university administration, faculty members and other supporting staff for making this programme a grand success. The participants were also awarded for their efforts during the event.