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Cotton farmers get training in plant protection

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Tribune News Service

Bathinda, December 16

The District Agriculture Department has started training camps to prevent cotton crop from pink bollworm attack.

Chief Agricultural Officer Bahadar Singh Sidhu has directed ADOs and other officials working at the block level to conduct training-cum-awareness camps for farmers in villages.

This year, cotton crop in the district had come under pink bollworm attack, causing substantial damage to the crop in some villages.

Sidhu said, "To prevent the crop from a worm attack in the next season and ensure proper management of cotton at mills, a district-level training camp was organised today. We have directed agricultural development officers of respective blocks in the district to further spread awareness among the farmers."

from The Tribune

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