MRCFC, SKUAST-K conducts seed/ input distribution cum training programme on SRP technologies

SRINAGAR: A Seed/input distribution cum one day training programme on Scientific Rice Production (SRP) Technologies under Tribal Sub Plan-Rice of All India Coordinated Research Project on Rice (AICRIP-Rice), was conducted here at Mountain Research Centre for Field Crops (MRCFC) Khudwani, SKUAST Kashmir on Thursday.
The programme was sponsored by ICAR-IIRR Hyderabad, and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (GOI).
43 farmers belonging to ST category from the villages Gawran, Rakhi Brah, Sonach, Chattergul of subdivision, Achabal, Disst.Anantnag participated in the programme.
Sr. Scientist, Agronomy and PI-AICRP Rice at MRCFC Khudwani Dr. Ashaq Hussain deliberated on the importance of quality of rice seed and new rice varieties and agro-techniques for high rice productivity. The farmers were also apprised about the latest options available for weed and disease management in rice.

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