SRINAGAR: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Muhammad Iqbal today visited Potato development farm Bosian Baramulla.
During the visit, the Director inspected different blocks of the Potato farm and interacted with the concerned technical experts regarding various latest interventions adopted by the farm this year.
Speaking on the occasion, the Director said that the departmental farms must focus on the development and multiplication of high yielding varieties of agriculture crops, appropriate production and protection technologies, post-harvest management and production of good quality seed.
He said the departmental farm has to play a pivotal role in achieving the ambitious goal of self-reliance in the field of seed requirement. He assured the concerned officers of every possible support for strengthening the farm on modern scientific lines.
Director emphasised the concerned officers to invite farmers and agri-preneurs from the concerned areas to these departmental farms and hold demonstration sessions with them so that modern trends and technologies in this trade could be imparted to the grass roots level in a comprehensive manner.
Director was accompanied by some senior officers of the department during the visit.