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Posted at: Apr 13, 2018, 2:18 AM; last updated: Apr 13, 2018, 2:18 AM (IST)

Seminar held on organic farming

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 12

Punjab Agriculture Universty’s (PAU) Organic Farming Club, organized monthly training camp on Thursday. The camp was held under the aegis of the Directorate of Extension Education, PAU.

Dr CS Aulakh, director, School of Organic Farming, delved on preservation and handling of organic seeds. Dr Guriqbal Singh, senior pulse breeder, and Dr Rajinder Singh, senior vegetable scientist, explained about organic production of pulses, and seed production of vegetable crops.

Dr Rupinder Pal Singh, assistant Prof, plant breeding and genetics, highlighted seed production of cereal crops.

Dr TS Riar, coordinator of the course, stressed on organic farmers to opt for cooperative farming to get better returns. A progressive farmer, Ashok Kumar shared his views on system of rice intensification.


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