Bandipora: A one day training cum demonstration programme on ‘Scientific Paddy nursery raising’ was today organized by KVK, Bandipora here.
As many as 27 progressive farmers across different areas of the district actively participated in the programme in strict asherence to all Covid-19 SOPs.
Speaking on the occasion, Incharge Programme Coordinator Dr. Tariq Sultan laid emphasis on raising of rice nursery on scientific lines and informed that site selection, seed treatment, quality seeds, proper fertilizer management, nursery beds and adoption of other scientific recommendations was a pre-condition for successful and better harvest of the rice crop.
A practical in-situ demonstration was also carried out for the benefit of the farmers who were also provided quality seeds of SR-4 for preparation of nurseries at their end.
Other scientists of the KVK Bandipora Dr. Tahir Saleem, Dr. H.A. Malik and Dr. Nazir Ahmad also spoke on the occasion.