Minister informs farmers to take up dairy, poultry and sheep along with agriculture

K M Dayashankar

 

Inaugurates Kisan Mela in Palem of Nagar Kurnool district

 

NAGAR KURNOOL: Minister for Agriculture S Niranjan Reddy has called upon the farmers to take up dairy, poultry, and sheep-rearing along with agriculture for a regular source of income, besides providing organic manure to the fields and helping increase productivity.

The Minister was speaking after inaugurating the Kisan mela organised by the Regional Agricultural Research Station in association with Coromandel International limited in Palem of Nagar Kurnool district on November 30, 2022.

Mr G V Subba Reddy, Vice-President, Coromandel International Limited,  educated the farmers to increase the use of Organic Fertilizers, Bio-Fertilisers, Green manures along with chemical fertilizers to reap riches. The use of organic fertilizers would improve soil health and help in securing higher quality products and increase productivity, he added.

The farmers were enlightened about the use of pesticides and water-soluble fertilizers with drone spraying as a part of the modern agricultural methods which help increase the yield of the farmers and reduce the labour problems.  Eminent Scientists, ADR, DR & DE of RARS, KVK, PJTSAU have explained about the benefits of high-yielding varieties, farm mechanization, micro irrigation etc.

 

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