Farmers’ Awareness Campaign on Balanced Use of Fertilizers : June 18, 2021
To celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence, farmers’ awareness campaign on ‘Balanced use of fertilizers’ was organized at ICAR-NIASM Baramati through virtual mode on 18th June 2021. Dr Himanshu Pathak, Director was the Chief Guest of the function. There were three invited speakers for the function. Dr Aliza Pradhan, Scientist talked on ‘Role of fertilizers in supply of plant nutrients, Judicious use of fertilizers using 4R approach and Importance of organic fertilizers’, Dr Sachin Dingre, Associate Professor, MPKV Rahuri talked on ‘Drip fertigation’ and Dr Vivek Bhoite, SMS, KVK Baramati talked on ‘Role of Soil Testing in balanced use of fertilizers and soil health card scheme’. Dr H. Pathak in his remarks told about the role of balanced use of fertilizers in increasing food grain production, improving fertilizer use efficiency and reducing pollution for sustainable agriculture. Dr Dhananjay Nangare, Principal Scientist & I//c Head, School of Social Science and Policy support and Mr Rajkumar, Scientist were the conveners for the programme. Seventy participants including 40 farmers attended the function.