Farmers warned against yellow rust & karnal bunt

The two-day research and extension specialists’ workshop for kharif crops, organised by the Directorate of Extension Education, PAU, concluded at the Pal Auditorium here on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, PAU Vice-Chancellor Dr BS Dhillon dwelled on the role of the university in empowerment in agriculture. “We have been entrusted with the responsibility of feeding the nation and we accept the same with pride. ,” said Dr Dhillon.

Dr Sutantar Kumar Airi, Director of Agriculture, Punjab, discussed the target, production and problem of kharif crops in Punjab. Dr NS Bains, Director of Research, PAU, shared the salient findings of research in kharif crops. He also discussed new cultivation techniques and protection technologies and warned wheat farmers to against yellow rust and karnal bunt attack.