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Vidarbha farmers gets good result

Nagpur: The farmers in Wardha district, cultivating Surpass (Firstclass) a high lint cotton variety obtained good results in an experimental…

By gta_admin , in National News , at February 15, 2017 Tags:

Nagpur: The farmers in Wardha district, cultivating Surpass (Firstclass) a high lint cotton variety obtained good results in an experimental project conducted by Bayer Crop Sciences (BCS) a German company in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, Cotton Development and Research Association (CITI-CDRA), Maharashtra ICAR-CIRCOT (Central Institute for Research in Cotton Technology), Maharashtra agriculture department, Wardha District Textile Mill, GIMATEX (Mohta Mills) Hinganghat, Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra, and scientists from agriculture universities.

The two-year experimental project was conducted in 30 villages with 7500 farmers, said Bayer officials. The farmers, besides being advised to take Surpass-Firstclass hybrid, were continuously educated in good agricultural practices for higher yield, optimum fertilizer use, other varieties with better lint content, minimizing total input cost, knowledge about market prices, various government schemes and training programmes.

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