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‘Farmers go in for integrated and chemical-free farming’

Suggestion was made by MLA during agriculture machinery distribution under subsidy scheme in Karnataka

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Publish Date: Apr 20 2016 5:42PM | Updated Date: Apr 20 2016 5:42PM

‘Farmers go in for integrated and chemical-free farming’

KC Narayana Gowda, MLA, KR Pet, has suggested that farmers go in for integrated and chemical-free farming to generate good income.

 

Gowda was addressing farmers at the Department of Agriculture in KR Pet at Mandya in Karnataka on Tuesday, after distributing different kinds of agriculture machinery and equipment under the agriculture subsidy scheme.

 

Farmers should adopt integrated farming methods to be able to enhance productivity, Gowda said.

 

The MLA distributed power-tillers, rotavators and other farm machinery worth several lakhs of rupees to beneficiaries.

 

Zilla panchayat members Devaraju, Gayatri, HT Manju and Ramadas, taluk panchayat members Janakiram, Deepashree, Shantha, Indira and Venkatesh, taluk agricultural officer Shivaraj and others were present at the programme.