Weather awareness programme for farmers held at SKUAST-K

Weather awareness programme for farmers held at SKUAST-K
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The Agromet Field Unit (AMFU-Srinagar) organised Farmer Awareness Programme under Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS) AMFU-Srinagar at SKUAST-K Shalimar campus on Saturday here.

More than 140 farmers from Srinagar and Ganderbal districtsattended the programme and were registered on farmers portal(www.farmers.gov.in) for receiving SMS on Agromet Advisory Services (AAS).

The farmers were acquainted with the influence of Weather onfield crops, vegetables, fruits, & pest disease complex by the expertcommittee of Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa of AMFU-Srinagar.

Experts appraised the farmers about effect of weather on theincidence of pest, disease and the productivity of crops and the factorsaffecting climate change. The emphasis was on the importance of weatheradvisory service provided by AMFU Srinagar for enhancing the farmer's income.

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