Workshop on SRI in Erode dist.
It is in Erode SRI was tried for the first time in 1999 itself by the organic farmers of the district. With the experience from this region the organic farmers had promoted it to other parts of the state in 2001-02.
Now again with water crisis growing in the region again the organic farmers take the lead in promoting SRI among the farmers of the region.
OFAI members are the lead resource persons in the workshop organized with the support of Uzhavan Producer Company (Farmers Producer Company – first Producer Company initiated by turmeric farmers of the district) and the leading farm magazine Pasumai Vikatan.
Pasumai Vikatan is from the leading media house in the state that promotes organic farming.
The workshop will be held on 18th and will be a half a day event and the venue is Rotary C.D.Hall, Perundurai Road, Erode.
R.Selvam and MohanSundaram will share their experience with power point presentations.
The members of OFAI are also share their experience of SRI at Arachalur on 15th Morning at Arachalur in the meeting organized by the Forest Extension Center, a wing that promotes tree cultivation in farm lands.