August 11, 2015
WB Agri Dept encourages flood-affected farmers to take up alternative farming
The West Bengal Agriculture Department has started promoting suggestions for farmers of the flood affected areas for the rejuvenation of crops and alternative farming.
The suggestions are being promoted through different mediums as well as through news media.
The suggestions detail the processes that may be adopted for restoring the damaged crops as well as planting of new seeds which will produce crops in the quickest possible time.
The suggestion include examples of alternative crops like vegetables that can be sowed in place of Aman as well as the details of the fertilizers to be used to get the best results.
The suggestions also lay light on the different measures of farming like Dapog, Shree, Drum Seeder and when and where to use them.
Suggestion for farmers by the WB Agriculture Dept