bau: Bau’s New Method To Helplandless & Marginal Farmers | Patna Information


Bhagalpur: Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) has pioneered the soil-much less ‘hydroponic’ system of farming for increasing leafy greens, inexperienced fodder, fruits and other horticulture items in Bhagalpur.
The to start with harvest of the inexperienced fodder and leafy vegetables were being built recently in the presence of BAU scientists and officers.
The system has been experimented and attained just after meticulous exploration less than the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-Remunerative Methods for Agriculture and Allied Sectors Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR), an exclusive plan of the Union ministry of agriculture and farmers’ welfare for further once-a-year progress in agriculture sector.
The vegetation frequently developed hydroponically are in a greenhouse.
BAU vice-chancellor Arun Kumar reported, “Nutrient answer rather of soil is used for hydroponic production. BAU is aiming at upgrading it further more and popularize the method in the state for the profit of farmers.
Landless and marginal farmers would also be capable to increase eco-friendly fodder, vegetables and fruits by adopting the technique.”
R K Sohane, director (education and learning extension) at BAU, said the use of hydroponic strategies would lower the usage of h2o for agricultural applications. “The lecturers and researchers at BAU have immense chance of improvising hydroponic method additional with the use of this approach for environmentally friendly fodder creation in the college. It is also a time-saving system,” he said.
S K Gupta, assistant professor in the section of agronomy and principal investigator of the job, reported two devices getting the capacities of creating 100-120 kilograms of fodder per working day and 450-500 kilograms of inexperienced fodder for each working day have been installed for the reason of hydroponic creation.
“Green fodder of maize, wheat, barley and oats is developed hydroponically. The university aims at ensuring supply of hydroponic green fodder for dairy purposes,” he said.
“The dissemination of hydroponic procedure among the farmers of Bhagalpur area and adjoining areas are on the agenda of BAU. We are taking into consideration recommending the names of farmers to the government who are prepared to purchase equipment for hydroponic manufacturing,” he added.
The others related with the task incorporated P K Singh, director (exploration), R P Sharma, dean (PG), S N Singh, principal, Bihar Agricultural University and S K Pathak, head of agronomy division.





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