KVK Hoshiarpur conducts training on paddy residue mgmt
Farmers were given insight on the harmful effects of crop residue burning
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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Hoshiarpur recently conducted a training programme on different techniques of paddy residue management.
Dr Maninder Singh Bons, Deputy Director (Training), KVK Hoshiarpur gave a brief overview of the activities of KVK, especially the project on in-situ crop residue management. He laid stress on the proper management of paddy residue through the proper use of farm machinery and shared various technological options for in-situ paddy residue management in detail.
Dr Gurpartap Singh, Associate Professor (Agronomy), highlighted the harmful effects of crop residue burning and also informed the farmers about the benefits of adopting paddy residue management techniques. He also shared important tips regarding cultivation practices for rabi crops.
On this occasion, crop residue managing progressive farmers of the village Hukran, Gurpreet Singh and Iqbal Singh, shared their successful experiences of paddy residue management through Super Seeder and Happy Seeder in the previous year and the working of paddy straw management machinery, super seeder and happy seeder and chopper was also demonstrated to the farmers.