23rd February, 2022, Jhansi
The ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh virtually organized the “Forage Scientists & Seed Producers’ Interface Meeting of Kharif Fodder Crops” today.
The Chief Guest, Dr. D.K. Yadava, ADG (Seeds), ICAR emphasized that the sensitization and showcasing of the varieties will help in increasing the breeder seed indent of the new varieties. The need for developing the climate-smart and high quality fodder varieties was highlighted by Dr. Yadava.
Dr. Amaresh Chandra, Director, ICAR-IGFRI, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh stressed on apprising the stakeholders about the new varieties and their potential / specialities to suit the various niches.
About 75 participants from ICAR-IGFRI, Jhansi; State Agricultural Universities, NGOs, Private Companies, Regional Fodder Stations, DADF and NDDB, etc., attended the Meeting.
(Source: All India Coordinated Research Project on Forage Crops and Utilization, ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh)