Training organized for tribal farmers in Ambegaon

ICAR-Directorate of onion and Garlic Research, Rajgurunagar organized one day trainingprogramme on “Commercial cultivation of onion” for tribal farmers of Ambegaonin collaboration with Integrated Tribal Development Project (ITDP), Ghodegaon on 25 October 2019.About 50 tribal farmers from various villages of Ambegaon taluka of Pune district attended the programme. Dr. Amar Jeet Gupta, Principal Scientist (Hort.) explained TSP Scheme activities and performance from last six years in Nandurbar. He also delivered lecture on commercial cultivation of onion. Dr. S.S. Gadge, Senior Scientist (Agri. Ext.) highlighted the raising of healthy onion seedlings during rabi. Besides delivering lectures, 10 field demonstrations were initiated in Ambegaon taluka of Pune on bulb production of onion variety Bhima Kiran. Each demonstration will be of one acre land. Onion seed was distributed to the farmersselected for conduction of demonstrations.