Farmers imparted training to promote organic farming in Tatarsu village
Jammu Links News5/24/2024

RAMBAN: To introduce and promote organic farming, the Agriculture Department, under the aegis of Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary, conducted a one-day training session for farmers in Tatarsu village of the district.

This initiative taken under the supervision of Chief Agriculture Officer, Ram Gopal Sharma, was executed by a team of experts including Agriculture Extension Officer Jagdish Bali, assisted by Junior Agriculture Extension Officer, Arun Kumar.

The training event was aimed to educate the farmers of the newly formed Organic Cluster, "Golden Organic Farm," on various organic farming techniques. The experts provided detailed instructions on the preparation of organic manure and organic insecticides and pesticides. They also demonstrated the use of pheromone insect traps, specifically to combat the White Fly pest, and discussed the benefits of using organic manure, line-sowing techniques, and other modern farming practices.

During the event, 50 farmers were registered and received free resources to aid their transition to organic farming. These resources included plastic drums for manure preparation, Razma seeds, pheromone insect traps, and other essential items.

The AEO emphasized the government's goal of transforming Tatarsu village into a fully organic farming village within the next three years. He highlighted the advantages of organic farming, including the prevention of diseases caused by chemical fertilizers and pesticides, improved soil fertility, and higher market prices for organic produce.

The Agriculture Department's efforts in Tatarsu village represent a significant step towards healthier, more sustainable farming and improved economic prospects for local farmers.

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