Agriculture News and Jobs

For Clean, Smart and Profitable Farming.

Agriculture News

Training on Celery Cultivation Organized by KVK Amritsar

A training programme on Celery Cultivation in collaboration with Spice Board of India, Chandigarh organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amritsar on 12th January, 2017.

During this occasion, Dr. John Jo Varghese, Scientist-C from Spices Board of India, Barabanki, U.P, India and Ms. Mujeera K.M, Agriculture Demonstrator from Spices Board of India, Chandigarh were present.

Dr. John informed to the audience about about various activities carried out by their centre in production and export of Spices.

The information about "The characteristics and yield potential of different varieties of Celery" was shared by expert from PAU, Ludhiana Dr. Dharminder Pathak, Plant Breeder, Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics.

Also the recommended package of practices for successful cultivation of Celery are shared by Dr. Amandeep Singh Brar, Assistant Extension Specialist, Agronomy, Department of Agronomy, PAU, Ludhiana.

Dr. Buta Singh Dhillon, Assistant Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, PAU, Ludhiana told the farmers to follow proper spraying techniques for control of weeds in different crops. The views about different marketing techniques and export potential of Celery are shared by Dr. Narinderpal Singh, SM, FASC, Amritsar.

The KVK activities are eloborated by Dr. Bhupinder Singh Dhillon, Associate Director, KVK Amritsar. He also said that KVK Amritsar is committed to vocational trainings, transfer of technologies, on farm research and act as knowledge resource centre for the district farmers. He also emphasizes the farmers to follow and adopt new techniques developed by PAU, Ludhiana.

The control of weeds in different Rabi crops especially Wheat by following improved technology, was discussed by Dr. Raminder Kaur, Assistant Professor, Crop Production, KVK, Amritsar.

Source: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)