Panaji, August 26, 2014 … The Directorate of Agriculture has released agricultural prospects for the month of August, 2014.
Sowing as well as transplanting of Kharif paddy crop has been completed. System of Rice Intensification, method of paddy cultivation which can give higher yields with less seed use is being popularized in Kharif season. 216 ha. area covered under the same.
One day Training Programme on Micro Irrigation System, their calculation and methods of laying the system was successfully organized.
Awareness Programme for revised scheme guidelines of National Horticulture Board (NHB), Gurgao, was organized by this Directorate in association with NHB in the Conference Hall, of this Directorate, wherein 50 numbers Entrepreneurs from Goa attended the programme.
1400m2 Land Leveling and 2940 numbers Crescent shaped structure were constructed under Western Ghat Development Programme and 14 Poly houses constructed. Four in Pernem, four in Sanguem, two in Dharbandora, two in Bardez and two in Ponda. 1779 numbers. Soil samples were tested at Soil Testing Laboratory, Ela Old Goa and Margao.
Four Agriculture Training Camps and four Home Science Training Camps were conducted at Ela, Old Goa, wherein 35 farmers and 151 farmwomen attended.