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Horticulture Dept holds farmers’ awareness programme in Nubra

Horticulture Dept holds farmers’ awareness programme in Nubra

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Leh: A one-day farmer awareness programme on pruning and training (cutting techniques) of fruit trees was organised by the Horticulture Department, Leh at Terchey, Nubra Sunday.

The programme was inaugurated by Councillor, Hunder, Kunzang Lotus. More than 80 farmers of Terchey and adjoining villages participated in the programme.

The objective of the programme was to manage diseases and insects in fruit trees and to give proper shape to the fruit plants.

Expert, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat practically showed the techniques and asked the farmers to adopt such techniques in their own orchard, so that standard sized with quality fruits can be grown in the coming season.

Horticulture Development Officer, Nubra, Sonam Dawa asked the farmer to take benefit from this programme so that the farmers will earn good income.

The program ended with an interaction with the expert.

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