15th April, 2019, Rohru, Shimla
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shimla celebrated the Himachal Day at its campus today.
The Chief Guest, Dr. Rajbir Singh, Director, Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone-1, Ludhiana addressed the seeds and pesticides dealers undergoing Diploma in Agriculture Extension and Services for Input-Dealers (DAESI). He emphasized on agricultural input dealers’ role in transferring the technology to the farmers. He stated that the input dealers are the first persons to be contacted by the famers while planning the crop production or to address any problem in the crop production.
The Scientists’-Orchardists’-Interaction Meetings were also organized in the cluster of villages, that is, Arhal, Samoli, Seema, Saktinagar, Bhoot, Sandasu, Chirgaon. In every village, a group of 30-40 farmers participated in the meeting. The farmers also shared their rich experiences and problems in the apple cultivation.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone-1, Ludhiana)