Dir Agri stresses safe use of pesticides

Dir Agri stresses safe use of pesticides
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Agri dept concludes training for pesticide dealers

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Friday highlighted the need for safe use of pesticides to “minimise the toxic effects on human lives” and that the pesticide dealers should strictly adopt the methods and practices for safe use of pesticides.
Andrabi was speaking on the conclusion of fifteen-days training programme of pesticide/fungicide dealers here at Agriculture Complex, Lalmandi, an official handout read.
He instructed them for transparent and fair business for the better interests of the farming community. emphasising on upholding quality parameters of the products.
The programme was organised jointly by Plant Protection Office (PPO) and Deputy Directorate of Farmers Training and Education Centre (FTEC), Agriculture Department, it added.