Thursday, December 5, 2013
Folk Rice Conservation at the Centre
Agricultural Training Centre Fulia has been conserving folk rice varieties for the last 11 years. It was declared Biodiversity Conservation farm in 2006. The centre takes morphological studies of folk rice, conducts trials on organic farming and distributes folk rice among the farmers. In 2013, it distributed 126 folk rice among 80 farmers across the state. Ex Director Dr P Bhattacharaya of National Centre of Organic Farming , Ghaziabad,UP has visited the farms and appreciated the activities.
Dr Anupam Paul of this centre has initiated the folk rice conservation work in 2001 with organic manure only.
Pl see the video in Bengali. Dr P Bhattacharaya is speaking.
Posted by Anupam at 6:59 AM