GANDERBAL: In order to acquaint fishfarmers regarding scientific farming, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Ganderbal in collaboration with department of fisheries organised an awareness programme for fish farmers of Ganderbal district at KVK campus on Monday.
Around 40 fish farmers from across the district attended the programme and interacted with different subject experts.
Various KVK scientists delivered lectures covering various dimensions of the scientific fish farming and several integrated farming systems associated with fisheries, an official handout read.
The farmers were exposed to various integrated farming models available at the Kendra.
A scientist-farmer interaction programme was also held at the end of the programme in which queries regarding agriculture, animal husbandry, vegetable and post-harvest technology raised by farmers were responded by the experts, it further read.
Programme Coordinator and Head KVK-Ganderbal, Dr Javid Ahmad Bhat asked farmers to “be in close contact with the Kendra for technical and scientific inputs from top experts available at the Kendra”.
“Integrated farming system like, Paddy-Fish, Fish-Poultry, Horti-Poultry-Apiary, etc. are some of the important approaches of doubling farmers’ income with limited resources and our farmers must adopt it by utilising the services of experts,” Bhat said.