JAMMU: To reach out to the farmers, Director Agriculture Jammu, Hari Krishan Razdan today visited various farmers fields and demonstration sites of Vegetables and Basmati Rice at Badyal Brahmna, Dherian, Baspur, Krotana, Bidhipur Jattan and Suchetgarh villages of R. S. Pura Sub-Division.
The Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Agriculture (Central), Jammu C. M. Sharma, R. L. Bhagat, Chief Agriculture Officer, Jammu, S. Matinder Singh, ADO, Jammu, Farooq Ahmad Bhat, SDAO, R.S. Pura, Jagmohan Bhat, SMS-III, J. C. Raina, Information Officer, Deviditta Bhagat, AEO, R.S. Pura beside AEOs of other zones, Jr AEOs and VAEAs.
At Badyal Brahmna and Dehrian villages of Kirpind Zone, the Director interacted with the vegetable growers and appreciated their efforts in adopting diversified cropping system. He exhorted upon them to take the benefits of government schemes to improve their economic condition. He impressed upon them to adopt protected cultivation measures also including proper staking of climbing vegetables, Bower System to prevent fruit rot and spoilage to increase their yields and improve the quality of vegetables.