UP Farmer News: Under the chairmanship of Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi, a virtual village panchayat level seminar/Rabi Kisan Pathshala was organized for farmers. Agriculture Minister said that farmers are getting technical information through Kisan Pathshala. Through this communication is being established with the farmers. Adequate availability of fertilizers throughout the state, ensure timely availability of seeds in all districts. He urged the farmers to come forward to sow mustard, not to burn the straw, but to make compost from it to increase the organic matter in the soil. Insitu agricultural machinery should be demonstrated among the farmers. Shahi said, ‘so far more than 17 lakh decomposing machines have been given free to farmers.’
Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said the government would set up procurement centers for kharif crops wherever needed. For the first time the MSP of wheat has been increased by Rs.150. Farmers are requested to focus on intercropping/multi cropping. It also details the role of the agriculture sector in the $1 trillion economy. 30000 solar pumps will be given to farmers during rabi season. Improved seeds are being provided to the farmer brothers from the government seed bank, along with 50% subsidy on seed cost. Shri Anna should be promoted and farmers are urged to participate in the Krishi Kumbh Mela to be held in December and get new technical information.
In the same vein, Minister of State for Agriculture Baldev Singh Aulkh said that the MSP of wheat has increased by Rs 150 per quintal compared to last year. Farmers will benefit from it. Farmers in eastern region are getting low yield due to not sowing seeds on time, so they should sow on time.
Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Dr Debesh Chaturvedi appealed to sugarcane farmers in the state to intercrop with the autumn sugarcane crop. Sow mustard, potato, turmeric, lentil, chickpea etc. in intercrops. Elaborate on additional benefits to farmers from intercropping. Agriculture Secretary Dr. Raj Shekhar said that more than 3 lakh farmers have participated in this school. The PM Pranam Yojana said, use of chemical fertilizers should be gradually reduced and ultra-native fertilizers, nano urea, sulfur coated urea should be promoted. Agricultural scientists from Krishi Bhawan, Lucknow and senior officers of the Agriculture Department participated practically in the Kisan Pathshala.
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