Farmer-Scientist Interaction Meet cum Field day for arid region

23rd January, 2017, Bikaner

Farmer-Scientist Interaction Meet cum Field day for arid regionTo popularize the importance of targeted yield approach of integrated plant nutrient management for improving crop productivity in arid region of western Rajasthan, a Farmer-Scientist Interaction Meet and field day was organized at Agricultural Research Station, SKRAU, Bikaner today. The programme was jointly organised by STCR centre and KVK-Bikaner of SKRAU.

The objective of the programme was to imbibe scientific knowledge among the farmers and building confidence from on-farm demonstrations on STCR. Besides, different facets of soil testing and soil health, the farmers were provided with solutions to their queries on plant protection aspects also.

More than fifty farmers from Bikaner, Jhunjhunu, Sri Ganga Nagar, and Hanumangarh districts participated in the event.

(Source: AICRP (STCR), ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal)