Crop Residue Management Awareness Camp at village Sahauran was organized by KVK SAS Nagar (Mohali)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, SAS Nagar (Mohali) of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana organized “Crop Residue Management Awareness Camp” at village Sahauran. This awareness camp was organized to develop the awareness among farmers for In-situ paddy straw management to protect soil fertility and clean environment. More than 30 farmers took part in this camp. Dr Yashwant Singh, Deputy Director, K.V.K, Mohali stressed the importance of In-situ paddy straw management among the farmers. He also advised farmers to use paddy straw as bedding materials in livestock farming system. Dr Munish Sharma, Assistant Professor (Horticulture) advised the farmers for mulching of paddy straw in horticulture crops, and also in nursery raising and protection from frost. Dr Shashi Pal, Assistant Professor, Livestock Production put the importance of paddy straw in feeding of dairy animals and to cut down the feeding cost. Paddy straw can be treated with urea for better utilization in livestock feeding. Village Numberdar Sh. Ajmer Singh and farmers thanked KVK faculty for organizing such an excellent and interactive mode of Animal Welfare Camp.