Friday, 19 June 2015

Farmers share success stories


A two-day research extension programme for farmers, conducted by Veterinary College and Research Institute (VCRI) here under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), concluded here on Thursday evening.
The programme was conducted by the Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education wing.
Lectures on seven topics were held. Cattle farmers shared their success stories to motivate others. There was also a debate session. Twenty-five farmers took part in the programme.
At the valedictory function, C.M anivannan, Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, explained the objective behind organising the interactive session between farmers, scientists and extension agents.
S. Prathaban, Dean, VCRI; C. Chandrasekaran, Project Director, ATMA, and Joint Director of Agriculture, Tirunelveli; P. Mary Amrithabai, Deputy Director of Agriculture, Farmers Training Centre, Tirunelveli; S. Senthilkumar, Assistant Professor; and C.Mahalingam, Convenor, Block Technology Team and Assistant Director of Agriculture, Palayamkottai, were present.

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