Departmental farms record highest-ever vegetable seed production this year: Chowdhury Iqbal
SRINAGAR: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal, today visited Seed Multiplication Farm Tapper, Kreeri to take stock of seed production of different vegetable crops at the farm.
The Director expressed satisfaction over the bumper seed production of different vegetable crops at the farm. He appreciated seed farm management, technical experts, and others concerned for their efforts in making this cropping season successful.
“I am extremely delighted to share this information with our farming community that this year the departmental farms have recorded the highest ever vegetable seed production (different agriculture crops) since their establishment,” he said.
While talking to the management and technical staff of the farm, the Director highlighted the importance of diversification of agriculture activities and crop cultivation. He asked the concerned to add new crops and varieties to their manual so that the present success could be achieved in new crops as well.
He asked the officers to invite progressive farmers and educated youth to the departmental farms so that the achievements of departmental farms could be replicated on farmers’ fields.
Earlier, the Director visited different blocks of the farm and was briefed by the farm manager, Charan Gurdev Singh, and technical officer, Dr. Sharan Gurudev Singh regarding various interventions and innovations at the farm.