Farmer-sci­en­tist in­ter­face at PAU

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LUD­HI­ANA: A two- day farm­er­sci­en­tist in­ter­face will be or­gan­ised jointly by Pun­jab Agri­cul­tural Univer­sity (PAU) and Guru An­gad Dev Ve­teri­nary and An­i­mal Sci­ences Univer­sity ( GADVASU) on Tues­day at Bor­laug Wheat Au­di­to­rium of the univer­sity.

Pun­jab chief sec­re­tary SC Ag­gar­wal will in­au­gu­rate the ex­hi­bi­tion and chair the tech­ni­cal ses­sion on ‘ In­no­va­tive Tech­nolo­gies for Sus­tain­able Agri­cul­ture’.

Fi­nan­cial com­mis­sioner of An­i­mal Hus­bandry Dairy and Fish­eries GS Sandhu and fi­nan­cial com­mis­sioner (de­vel­op­ment), Pun­jab, NS Kang will co-chair the ses­sion, while PAU vice-chan­cel­lor Baldev Singh Dhillon will chair the ple­nary ses­sion.

Be­sides, the tech­ni­cal ses­sions on ‘hor­ti­cul­ture’, ‘live stock and fish­eries’, ‘crop im­prove­ment’, ‘farm power and ma­chin­ery’, ‘di­ver­si­fi­ca­tion’ and ‘sec­ondary agri­cul­ture’ will also take place.

Dur­ing the pro­gramme, the PAU ex­perts will equip the farm­ers with the lat­est tech­no­log­i­cal prac­tices for ef­fi­cient farm man­age­ment and im­proved eco­nom­ics. In the tech­ni­cal ses­sions, the farm­ers will rep­re­sent their views on the tech­nol­ogy in­no­va­tion and needs.

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