National Online Workshop on Advanced Sustainable Agricultural Practices

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Rather than traditional methods of agricultural practices which take produce without disturbing nature,  we are  producing bulk food through industrial agriculture—a system dominated by growing the same crops year after year, using enormous amounts of chemical pesticides and fertilizers that damage soils, water, air, and climate. This system is unsustainable practices of agriculture which need to be changed. Moving moving toward a farming system that is more sustainable—environmentally, economically, and socially. This system gives scope for all farmers, producing all types of food that maximize productivity and profit while minimizing environmental damage.

National Workshop on Advanced Sustainable Agricultural Practices

The workshop will deal with the idea of agricultural sustainability, with three important dimensions economic (making it a profitable business) social (benefits to workers & surrounding community) & environmental sustainability (biodiversity, soil & water conservation, minimizing air, water, and climate pollution).

The workshop will emphasize discussion on following points

  • Rotating crops and embracing diversity.
  • Planting cover crops.
  • Reducing or eliminating tillage.
  • Applying integrated pest management (IPM).
  • Integrating livestock and crops.
  • Adopting agroforestry practices.
  • Managing whole systems and landscapes.

Speakers: 

Dr. R.K Nanwal Chief Scientist (Retd) CCS, HAUS, HISSAR, Ph.D in Agronomy, from IARI, New Delhi, PDF from University of Georgia, USA

Isha, Ph.D. Scholar (Dept. of Agronomy), College of Agriculture, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

Coordinator: 
Dr. Sanjay Marale-9999228028

Registration Fees:  Rs. 200/

Date: 28th November, 2021
Time: 4..00pm IST
Audience: Open for all

Note: The workshop was planned on 8th Oct, 2021 but postponed on 28th Nov, 2021 at 4.00pm due to some unavoidable circumstances. Sorry for inconvenience.

 


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