Training on fodder resources for J&K held at Lalmandi

Srinagar: A divisional-level training cum orientation programme was held at agriculture complex Lalmandi Srinagar which was inaugurated by Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal.
While addressing the participants of the programme, the Director Agriculture underlined the importance of fodder crops for managing the live fodder crops for managing the livestock feed demands. He said that department is already working on a strategy for bridging the gaps in demand and supply of feeds and fodder crops.
The Director Agriculture said that department is raising quality fodder crops in departmental farms and the seed is then provided to the farmers so that these fodder crops could be introduced and replicated in the farmers field.
Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal said that under holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors special attention has been paid to rejuvenation and promotion of pastoral systems and grasslands. “Our Agro-climatic conditions are conducive for the cultivation of high quality fodder crops. Therefore all the efforts must be out in place to explore and get benefited out of these agro-climatic conditions,” he said. He asked the officers of the allied departments to work in coordination for the successful implementation of projects under holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors.


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