Jammu farmers sent on interstate exposure visit

JAMMU: Group of 88 farmers from different districts of Jammu Division was flagged off by Director Agriculture Jammu H. K. Razdan for an Exposure Visit outside the state from the Directorate of Agriculture, Krishi Bhawan, Jammu. The training programme is being organized by the Farmers Training Centre Jammu under Sub-Mission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE) of Centrally Sponsored Scheme: National Mission For Agriculture Extension Technology (NMAET-ATMA) w.e.f 12.03.2018 to 18.03.2018.

Razdan while interacting with the farmers on the occasion said that the programme has been organized for acquainting the farmers with modern techniques for Commercial Agriculture, emerging trends in organic farming and cultivation of different agricultural crops on scientific lines. He impressed upon the farmers to interact with the farm scientists, experts and extension functionaries to get up to date methodology in cultivation of crops on scientific lines.

He asked the farmers to enhance their technical skills in the field of Integrated Farming and to adopt the advanced technology for cultivation of cereal food crops, vegetables, Mushrooms and other agricultural crops after learning from such Trainings/Exposure Visit.