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AGRICULTURAL PROSPECTS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 2020

                                                                                                                        Panaji:- June 18, 2020

                                                                   Jyaistha 27,1942 

 

According to the Directorate of Agriculture the Agricultural  prospects for the month of May, 2020 are as under:

 

About 90 percent harvesting of Rabi Paddy has been completed. Land preparation for Kharif paddy cultivation and  distribution /sale of paddy seeds & vegetable seeds has been commenced.

 

In addition to above, the Department conducted various activities at Sub-offices during the month across the State through  Zonal Agriculture office located at Tiswadi, Pernem, Mapusa, Bicholim, Sakhali, Valpoi, Ponda, Dharbandora, Canacona, quepem, Sanguem and Margao.

 

The activities that were carried out were related to visit to Khazan and inundated with saline water due to breach of sluice gates, motivational meetings with farmers, distribution of different varieties of vegetable seeds to farmers, inspection of fallow land to bring the same under cultivation under Community farming scheme , inspection of orchids growing poly houses, extending benefits of mechanised paddy harvesting for farmers, distribution of pesticides to farmers and Ginger Rizhomes to Self Help Groups  among other activates related to agriculture and other facilities and incentives to be extended to farming community.  

 

DI/NB/PN/GJG/AN/2020/102

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