Dir Agri visits Potato Seed Multiplication Farm Bosian Baramulla
Baramulla: Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal, today visited Potato Seed Multiplication Farm Bosian Baramulla.
Director Agriculture visited different sections of the farm during which he was briefed by concerned officers about the latest initiatives and interventions that are being practised at the farm.
While having an interactive session with the concerned officers and technical staff of the farm, Chowdhary Iqbal said that our agro-climatic conditions are one of the best suited for seed production in the country and by taking advantage of such conducive environmental conditions we can pioneer seed production sector.
By exploring the potential of this sector, he said, we could not only become self-reliant in the seed requirement of the UT but can export seed to the other states of the country.
Meanwhile, Chowdhary highlighted the importance of quality seed for a successful cropping season and asked the concerned officer to adopt all the real-time technologies for a healthy virus-free potato seed.
Later on, Director Agriculture inspected various farmer fields of Rohama, and interacted with the growers and the farmers of the Sub Division.
Director assured them that the department is committed to the upliftment of the farmers. He directed the concerned Sub Divisional Agriculture officer to organize the training programs in the area and educate the farmers regarding the latest agricultural trends.
Director was accompanied by Deputy Director Planning Mohammad Younis Chowdhary, Potato Development Officer Kashmir, Waheed Ur Rehman, and other concerned officers of the department.