Crop workshop seek to incorporate latest developments in agriculture

The five-working day crop workshop to revise Offer of Practices at Kerala Agricultural University has concluded with a phone to incorporate and update newest developments in the discipline of agriculture in just about every five several years.

Offer of Practices (PoP) is the compendium of all technologies suited for the scientific cultivation of one hundred fifty as well as distinct crops cultivated by the farmers in the State. The point out stage PoP workshop is the human body, which has the electrical power to grant authorization for like newest technologies and versions into the newest edition of Offer of Practices.

At the workshop, agricultural technologies these as the cell software Farm Extension Supervisor (FEM), vacuum frying of veggies and fruits, bio capsule of Trichoderma, machinery for coconut milk extraction named Keradhara, crop versions like Manuvarna (rice), Amaranthus ( vaika), Panniyoor 9, ten ( pepper), Nihana (cashew) were being authorized.

The 16th Offer of Practices crop workshop was structured by KAU through on the web manner whereby far more than two hundred dignitaries like eminent scientists, farmers, and officers participated.

Previously in his inaugural handle the State Agriculture Minister, P. Prasad has called upon the scientific neighborhood to do far more to aid and uplift farmers with more recent technologies. Apart from crisis administration, the farmers have to have aid in lengthier viewpoint, he reported.

The State Profits, Minister K Rajan, presided in excess of the purpose.