Punjab & Region

Seminar on proper use of pesticides for Basmati cultivation by the Department of Agriculture

The Fact News Service
Fazilka, September 9

On Thursday at Sah Palace Fazilka, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Fazilka organized an APEDA / BEDF. A farmer training camp was organized at the district level to impart information on the prudent use of pesticides on basmati. About 250 farmers from across the district participated in the camp.

Dr. Hardev Singh, Chief Agriculture Officer, Fazilka presided over the camp and while addressing the farmers, gave detailed information about the provision of required agricultural inputs for sowing kharif crops and agricultural development works.

Dr. Hardev Singh, Chief Agriculture Officer, Fazilka welcomed the guests and farmers and informed them about the various schemes being run by the Agriculture Department in District Fazilka . A.P. Efforts have been made by the Agriculture Department to ensure timely supply of sugarcane. He advised the farmers to produce Basmati crop free from toxins so that its quality could be up to standard and there would be no difficulty in exporting it abroad and the department should be consulted before procuring agricultural inputs and The bill must also be taken at the time of purchase.

APEDA / BEDF The officers who attended the camp on behalf of Dr. Pramod Tomar been barred from using government-linked ban on rice crop pesticide residue, such as agriculture 9 aisipheta, bupharophojina karabophorana, thaia mithokasama, propikonajola, taraijophasa, taraisaikalajola, karabaindajima thaiuphineta mathaila. A team of experts from Punjab Agricultural University provided detailed information on various topics and crops and answered the queries raised by the farmers regarding agriculture.

Dr. Bhupinder Kumar Block Agriculture Officer Fazilka and Farmers Department Punjab advised the farmers to cultivate only the varieties recommended by the Department of Agriculture and PAU , use pesticides as per their advice and Farmers should participate more in the training camps conducted by the department. During the kharif season, the basmati crop should be harvested only after drying and the basmati stalks should not be set on fire at all as it pollutes the environment and also destroys the fertility of the soil.

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