|25 March 2021, Punjab, IN: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ropar under the aegis of Directorate of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and ICAR ATARI Zone -1 Ludhiana organized a harvest day in village Khabra on March 24th, 2021. The programme was organised under the guidance of Dr. G.S. Makkar, Deputy Director (Trg.), KVK Ropar, in which around sixty farmers of surrounding villages participated. Dr. Makkar informed that the programme was organized to showcase the successful performance of the happy seeder sown wheat at the farmer field and to adopt PAU recommended technologies for the management of crop residue. Dr. Pawan Kumar, Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), discussed various techniques of insect and disease management in the field crops with special emphasis on rice crop.
Dr. Sanjeev Ahuja, Assistant Professor (Horticulture) highlighted the importance of crop diversification and encouraged the farmers to adopt nutrition garden. Mr. Jashandeep Singh, Extension Assistant (Agrometreology) informed the participants about the agromet advisory services of the KVK. The programme ended with a field visit to the demonstration plots.