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16-Dec-2020 Jammu

Agriculture Deptt staff pays tributes to Farmer Saint Bawa Jitto

An impressive function was organized today in the premises of Krishi Bhawan, Talab Tillo, to pay homage to Shri Bawa Jitto (Baba Jit Mal Dev ji Maharaj) - a legendary farmer saint   who made supreme sacrifice about 650 years ago for rights and...

31-May-2020 Jalandhar

Agriculture Department Raids Seed Dealers

In order to ensure availablity of quality and certified seeds to the farmers, the Agriculture and Farmers'  Welfare Department on Sunday suspended the license of one seed dealer and cancelled the license of another dealer in Shahkot over the sale of...

30-May-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Checks being conducted to monitor quality of seeds

The Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan today said that teams comprising of the Block Agriculture Officers and other employees, have been constituted in order to ensure  availability of top quality seeds of Basmati,Maize, Dal and Paddy for the forthcoming...

15-Sep-2019 Jalandhar

Equipment For In-Situ Crop Residue Management Benefit Potato Growers

The hi-tech machines provided to the farmers on subsidy under In-Situ management for crop residue program of the Punjab Government has proved a boon for the potato growers.The equipment has reduced their cultivation cost as the mixing of straws into the...

13-Sep-2019 Rauni, Patiala

PAU organizes KisanMela at KVK, Rauni

In tune with the theme of the mela‘Pavan guru paani pitaa maataa dharat mahat’ (Wind is the teacher, Water is the father, and Earth is the great mother), kisanmela was organised at KrishiVigyan Kendra (KVK), Rauni, Patiala. As many as 138 stalls were put...

04-Sep-2019 Moga

Moga farmer saves 62 lakh litre water by directly sowing paddy

A farmer from Talwandi Bhangeria, who had installed a meter on water pumps irrigating the fields while sowing paddy using direct sowing technique has saved at least 62 lakh litres of water.A team from Jal Shakti Abhiyan led by PK Mishra, Director, Financial...

04-Aug-2019 Fazilka

Poison-free fruit crop, reduced horticulture cost and economy boost

By saving guava, plum, peach, mango and pear etc. fruit varieties with fruit fly trap, the horticulture farmers of the district whereas getting poison-free fruit crops, on the other hand they have reduced input cost of horticulture and boost their economy.Elaborating...

18-Feb-2019 Fatehgarh Sahib

Vocational training programme on Bee Keeping for Self employment

A five day training programme on Bee Keeping was organized at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Fatehgarh Sahib and a total of 22 participants from different villages of the district attended the training programme. Dr. Vipan Kumar Rampal, Deputy Director (Trg.) of...

08-Feb-2019 Jalandhar

Agriculture Department Sensitizes Farmers Of Yellow Rust

The Agriculture Department made the farmers aware about symptoms of yellow rust disease on wheat during a farmer awareness camp in village Rahimpur falling in Jalandhar West Block of the district under Mission Tandarust Punjab.Experts including Agriculture...

22-Dec-2018 Rajpura

Agriculture students of Aryans celebrates National Farmer’s Day

To promote & increase the active participation of women in agriculture sector, girl students of Agriculture Department of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh celebrated National Farmer’s Day.Students while interacting with the farmers...

03-Dec-2018 Fatehgarh Sahib

Vocational Training on Poultry Farming at KVK, Fatehgarh Sahib

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Fatehgarh Sahib organized a vocational training on ‘Poultry Farming’ from 26.11.2018 to 03.12.2018 for farmers, farm women and rural youth. Twenty eight farmers belonging to different villages of Districts Fatehgarh Sahib, Patiala and...

02-Dec-2018 Jalandhar

600 Farmers Taken For Exposure Visit To Cii Agro-Tech

The department of agriculture and farmers’ welfare on Sunday has organized an expose visit for as many as 600 farmers from district and took them to CII Agro Tech India-2018 in Chandigarh.Divulging the details, Agriculture Officer Dr Naresh Gulati said that...

18-Nov-2018 Kharar

Farmer Bhupinder Singh Reaping Huge Dividends

Breaking away from the wheat-paddy cycle and cultivating vegetables, a farmer named Bhupinder Singh son of Sardara Singh from village Bhupnagar, Tehsil Kharar, District SAS Nagar, has become a role model for several farmers of the area. He is now earning more...

02-Nov-2018 Mansa

KVK ask farmers to cut dependence on fire to grow crop

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is toiling hard these days to make a last ditch effort urging farmers to cut their dependence on fire before sowing of next crop these days.To make farmers aware of the disadvantages of burning paddy stubble, the Krishi Vigyan Kendra...

25-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

NABARD Conducts District Level Training Meet

Punjab Regional Office, NABARD, Chandigarh launched campaign against paddy straw burning (crop residue management) in about 320 villages in District level training meet presided over by Dr Shena Aggarwal, IAS Additional Deputy Commissioner (D) today at Hotel...

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