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Krishak Mandal- Septmber 2015

A Bi-Monthly Progressive Farmers Meet(Papaya Growers Meet)

On the eve of Krishak Mandal, one day papaya growers meet was conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nandurbar on 05.09.2015 total 196 papaya growers from Nandurbar district attended this meet.

Majority of growers in district prefer month of April with regard to papaya transplantation and thus harvesting begins from October. So the main focus of this meet was on marketing strategy and specifically of guide growers on this aspect Managing Director of Sahyadri farmers producers company Mr. Vilas Shinde had been invited. Mr. Shinde on this occasion urged papaya growers to form farmers producers company and requested to co-ordinate marketing of papaya in group system.

Mr. Rajendra Dahatonde, Programme Co-ordinator, President the meet by elaborating efforts taken by KVK in solving problems of papaya growers. SMS, Horticulture, Plant Protection and Agril. Engg. Covered the aspects related to improved cultivation techniques, water management as well as integrated plant protection measures in detail.

In the concluding session bimonthly edition of 'Krishak Jagaran' was published in the presence of Hon. Krishnadasbhai Patil, President, Dr. Hedgewar Seva Samiti, Nandurbar.