30 December, 2020, Punjab, IN: The experts of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) dwelt upon agrarian issues during the live programme.
Dr TS Riar, Additional Director Communication, said that the PAU Live Programme has completed 30 episodes and gained momentum among the farming community of Punjab and adjoining states. Farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan also seek solutions to their problems during the live programme, he added. Seeing its popularity, efforts are being made to increase its number of episodes per week, he informed.
Dr Sanjeev Chauhan, Head, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, advised the farmers to grow poplar trees for substantial profits. Discussing the plantation as well as marketing of poplar, he urged them to contact experts of the department for nursery raising or reservation of plants.
Dr Prabhjot Kaur, Head, Department of Climate Change and Agrometeorology, said the temperature is below normal these days and there are chances of cold winds, frost and fog in the coming days. She also provided tips for the management of wheat and vegetables in winters.
Dr Lavleesh Garg, Extension Scientist, Skill Development Centre, informed about the training courses to be conducted at different Krishi Vigyan Kendras in the forthcoming days.
Dr Inderpreet Kaur, Entomologist, shed light on the farm operations to be carried out in the next 15 days.