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Punjab agriculture department department organizes sowing of cotton demonstration plots
The demonstration serves as an affective instrument for rapid dissemination of technology. In this context, to encourage the crop diversification, demonstration plots are being sown in district Faridkot, said Mohammad Tyab, DC-cum-Chairman- Agri. Technology Management Agency (ATMA).

In this context, cotton demonstration plots were sown in the fields of Darshan Singh, a farmer in Baggeana village in Block Kot Kapura and Sukhpreet Singh son of Jagdev Singh of village Veerewala Khurd in Block Faridkot.

On this occasion, Dr. Jagjit Singh Sekhon, Chief Agri. Officer, Faridkot said, to save the falling level of water and with an effort for crop diversification, change with the cotton crop is the best.

Dr. Amandeep Keshan Project Director ATMA, Faridkot also informed that demonstration plots are being sown in the district of different varieties - 10 plots of MRCH 7017, Sriram 6588, RCH 650, NCS 855 and 14 of RCH 650, NCS 855.

Dr. Bhupesh Joshi, Deputy Project Director ATMA, also highlighted the precautions to be adopted at the time of sowing of cotton crop.

Dr. Devinder Singh Block Agri. officer Faridkot said, efforts are being made to increase the area under cotton sowing.

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