Dir Agri visits Anantnag, Kulgam areas

Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal on Tuesday visited various fields of Anantnag, Kulgam districts and took stock of the agriculture scenario in these areas.
During the visit, Director Agriculture held interactions with the concerned farmers and took feedback from them regarding various interventions by the department.
Speaking to the farmers at different places, Director Agriculture reiterated department’s commitment to provide every possible technical guidance to the farming community during their crop cultivation operations. He impressed upon the farmers to go for the diversification of crop cultivation. He asked them to take full advantage of the different schemes and programmes implemented by the department for the development of the agriculture sector in the region.
Director Agriculture expressed satisfaction over the crop conditions of paddy, vegetable crops and other agriculture crops in the area.
Iqbal exhorted upon the concerned officers to work shoulder to shoulder with the farming community so that the said targets under various projects of HADP could be met.
Later, the Director Agriculture inspected some innovative interventions by the department including maize trail (SATYA-92), Urd zero tilled land successfully, in the area. He also inspected the Bio- phonetic Muskbudhji rice trail grown on a roof top in district Kulgam.

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