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AGRICULTURAL PROSPECTS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 2018

                                                                                     

                                                                                      Panaji, June 7, 2018

                                                                                      Jyaistha 17, 1940

 

          Harvesting of Rabi paddy crop is completed. Land preparation for Kharif paddy cultivation is commenced. The Directorate organized ‘Kisan Kalian Karyashala’ on in all 12 bloc / Talukas of Goa as part of ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’. The theme of the programme was ‘Doubling Farmers Income’ (DFI) by 2022. Approximately 800 farmers attended the programme.

          Ten officers and five progressive farmers attend the ‘International Mango Conference’ organized by interdisciplinary Society for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (ISASaT) and Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra at Regional Fruit Research Station, Vengurla.

          10000 Nos of Bracon Adults (Bio-Control Agents) were produced at the State Bio-Control Laboratory Ela, Old Goa and 6100 Nos were released in the field. 308 Nos. of Soil Samples were analyzed at Soil Testing Laboratories at Ela, Old Goa and Margao. 18 kgs Mushroom spawn was produced and sold at Mushroom Laboratory, Ela Old Goa.

DI/NB/TSS/JA/SF/AN/2018/294

 

 

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