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

10 - 11 March, 2021, Barrackpore

The ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, Kolkata organized the Farmer’s Training-cum-Scientists’ Interaction” from 10th 11th March, 2021.

The programme was aimed at disseminating the problem solving knowledge to reduce vulnerability of weather aberrations and climate change shocks through adoption of the available technology of ICAR-CRIJAF for jute and allied fibres.

 

The programme was organized under the SCSP component of NICRA project (Impact of Tropospheric Ozone on Crop Production under Jute-Rice Cropping System) in which MTU1010 & Khitish of Rice cultivar and JRO204 & NJ7010 cultivar of Jute were considered as well adapted to ozone exposure.

A total of 40 Scheduled Caste Farmers of West Bengal interacted with the ICAR-CRIJAF’s Scientists on soil test based fertilizer application, weeding and moisture conservation, line sowing and controlling composite weed flora, profitable intercropping system, integrated pests and disease management, etc.

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