27th July 2022, Yagantipalle
To create an awareness on importance of Soil Testing and Soil Health for crop productivity enhancement, a one-day training programme on Soil testing was organized by ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management, Hyderabad under SCSP for farmers. The training was undertaken in collaboration with KVK, Yagantipalle, Andhra Pradesh.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM participated in the programme as Chief Guest virtually. He briefed about the importance of soil health, critical role of crop residue addition, locally available organic materials to recycle into the soil, mulch cum manuring and importance of soil organic carbon in improving use efficiency of added fertilizer nutrients besides drought mitigation.
Soil health cards were also distributed with the fertilizer recommendations.
Forty farmers from seven villages of district Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh participated in the programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management, Hyderabad)