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Event Name :
Event Venue :
Village Thauna, district Ropar
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Haveli Kalan,Ropar
Contact person details :
Dr. Opinder Singh
Assistant Professor (Soil Science)
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Event Date :
12/5/2019 To 12/5/2019
Objective: Importance of soil testing and judicial use of fertilizers
Pre Event Description :
KVK, Ropar under the aegis of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and ICAR, New Delhi celebrated World Soil Day on 05th December, 2019 at village Thauna, district Ropar. Around 100 farmers and farm women of nearby villages participated in this programme. Dr. G. S. Makkar, Deputy Director (Trg.) KVK, Ropar welcomed the farmers and farm women and highlighted the history & importance of the World Soil Day. He also elaborated various trainings & rural development programmes offered by KVK for the benefit of farmers of the area. Dr. Opinder Singh Sandhu, Assistant Professor (Soil Science) sensitized the farmers regarding importance of soil testing and judicial use of fertilizers. He also discussed the role of crop residue management in improving soil health and encouraged the farmers to go for soil testing to increase their productivity and reduce cost of production. On this occasion, a method demonstration on ‘Soil sampling techniques for crop fields & orchards’ was conducted.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day
Image: World Soil Day