Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru District Joint Director of Agriculture Dr. M. Mahanteshappa said that a three-month long online training classes on Organic Farming with the theme ‘Organic farming for sustainable agriculture’ will commence from Nov. 23.
Addressing a press meet here yesterday, Dr. Mahanteshappa said that Krushi Samvahana Vedike will impart online training for farmers on organic farming on all Mondays starting from Nov. 23.
Maintaining that there has been a great demand for learning the concepts of organic farming, he said that the 12-series weekly training programme (Every Monday for three months from Nov. 23) will greatly help the farming community to practice organic farming for achieving sustainable agriculture. Interested farmers can take part in the online training sessions by accessing the link: https:/us02web.zoom.us/j/86287988697
Besides, the programme can also be viewed live through the Facebook page of Krushi Samvahana Vedike, he said.
Dr. Mahanteshappa further said that ZP President Parimala Shyam will inaugurate the online training at a Zoom meeting to take place at 11 am on Nov. 23. ZP CEO D. Bharathi will preside, he added. The farmers can register by calling Mob: 96635-39933 or 82779-33116 or 88842-48898.
Agricultural experts Dr. K.R. Krishnaiah, Dr. Krishnamurthy, Naganahalli Organic Farming Centre Head Dr. G.H. Yogesh, ATMA Planning Officer Somashekar, Deputy Planning Officer Kumuda were present.