Forage Day celebrated at DARS SKUAST-K

SRINAGAR: ICAR-Forage Day was celebrated across various AICRP-FC Centers & Institutes of the Country on 9th of September 2022. Here in Srinagar also, the day was celebrated by SKUAST-K at its AICRP-Forage Crops Centre located at DARS Rangreth. The day was inaugurated by Prof. S. A Wani, Director Research. Around 30 farmers from District Budgam participated in the events.
Their participation was facilitated by KVK Budgam. Prof. N. S. Khuroo, Senior Plant Breeder gave the overview of the programme. Dr. Zahida Rashid, Agronomist provided the farmers with hands-on information about prospects and opportunities in forage production. Field visit & laboratory exposures were arranged for the participants.
Seed of improved oats variety and vermi-compost was distributed among the participating farmers on a complimentary basis jointly by DARS Rangreth and KVK Budgam.

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