Farmer’s Training-cum-Scientists’ Interaction on Climate Resilient Jute based Cropping System organized

12th March, 2020, Barrackpore, Kolkata

Farmer’s Training-cum-Scientists’ Interaction on Climate Resilient Jute based Cropping System organizedThe ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, Kolkata organized a Farmer’s Training-cum-Scientist’s Interaction today.

In his address, Dr. Gauranga Kar, Director, ICAR-CRIJAF stressed on adopting the climate resilient technology of ICAR-CRIJAF. He also emphasized on the production of diversified jute products in the villages.

The programme was organized under the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan component of NICRA Project (Impact of Tropospheric Ozone on Crop Production under Jute-Rice Cropping System).

The main objective of the programme was to disseminate the problem solving knowledge and farm input products as developed and standardized in farmer’s field by the ICAR-CRIJAF’s scientists. The technologies are to reduce vulnerability of weather aberrations and climate change shocks and to provide services for input supply and marketing of their produce.

Around 57 Scheduled Caste Farmers of West Bengal interacted with 10 Principal Scientists of ICAR-CRIJAF on soil test based fertilizer applications, weeding and moisture conservation, line sowing and controlling composite weed flora, etc.

(ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, Kolkata)