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Event Name :
World Soil Health Day
Event Venue :
Village Boolpur
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,J.J. Farm, Near New Grain Market,Sultanpur Road, PO. Sheikhupur,Distt. Kapurthala
Contact person details :
Dr.Jatinder Manan
Assistant Professor (Agronomy)
kvk-kapurthala@gmail.com
8698971345 01822233056
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To encourage the farmers for the need-based application of pesticides to improve the soil health.
Pre Event Description :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kapurthala celebrated World soil day on 5 December 2018 at village Boolpur. The main emphasis behind this programme was to create awareness among the farmers regarding the importance of soil health for the successful cultivation of crops. About 120 farmers participated in this programme with great enthusiasm. During this programme, Deputy Director (Trg.) KVK Kapurthala, Dr Jugraj Singh appealed the farmers for the timely testing of soil samples, as it is very crucial for optimum use of chemical fertilizers and for maximizing the profits. He also encouraged the farmers for the need-based application of pesticides to improve the soil health and to avoid additional burden on farming community. Dr Jatinder Manan, Asstt. Prof. (Agronomy) delivered a lecture on soil sampling techniques and integrated weed management in different field crops. Dr Suman Kumari, Asstt. Prof. (Pl. Prot.) delivered a lecture on different plant protection measures in field crops as well as rode
Target Group: Farmer
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