The Fact News Service
Moga, October 19
Entrepreneur and progressive farmer Gurmukh Singh of village Jai Singh Wala in district Moga has set an example for the last 3 years in cultivating straw without setting fire to it. Does. He further said that he has been making good profits for the last 5 years by coordinating with the officials of the Department of Agriculture, getting quality seeds and agricultural machinery on subsidy and adopting agribusiness and allied occupations. He said that under the mission Fateh launched by the Punjab government, farmers should also contribute in non-incineration of straw to eradicate corona, as corona positive people can breathe with the smoke of straw. The problem escalates.
Gurmukh Singh said that by not burning the straw, it can be mixed in the fields by machines to increase the fertility of the soil which reduces the consumption and cost of fertilizers and increases the profit. He harvested paddy in his field. M. S. Conducted with a combined combine.
The team of Agriculture Department was also informed by this farmer that he has been cultivating potato and wheat crop for the last 3 years without setting fire to the straw, which has resulted in better crop yield than last 3 years. Gurmukh Singh expressed complete satisfaction with the new technologies of the Department of Agriculture.
He said that in the last few years, the DAP has come into contact with the Department of Agriculture and Atma Scheme. Consumption of urea has been completely cut off and urea consumption has also been significantly reduced. The farmer said that no pesticide or pesticide was required on the paddy crop this year.
This farmer is contributing a lot to the clean environment by not burning straw and using less fertilizers. He also cultivates vegetables in the home garden without spraying. This farmer has become a beacon to inspire other farmers in his area.
Farmer Gurmukh Singh appealed to the farmers of the district to give priority to environment friendly and profitable farming without burning straw. He said that while burning of straw was detrimental to the farmer instead of benefiting him in any way, why do we need to burn it.