Summer School participants visit Ravangla Horticulture Farm


Gangtok, 11 Jun:

The participants of Summer School 2018 visited Ravangla Horticulture Farm on Sunday. The participants who are mostly scientists and faculty members of State Agricultural Universities and ICAR Institutes were received by Deputy Director, Horticulture Department, Karma Sherpa, inform a press release.

Mr. Sherpa showed the potato seed production, soilless vegetable nursery raising technology, large cardamom’s tissue culture seedling multiplication technology, rainwater harvesting through dugout pump, Cherry pepper (Dalley) organic agricultural practices to the participants.

The Ravangla Horticulture Farm is one of the oldest farms in the state covering 20 hectares of land. Dr. Deepak Jhajharia, Course Director of Summer School, said the participants were happy to learn the organic practices in the state by the Agriculture department, as per the release.

The Summer School is being conducted on the theme 'Adaptation of Energy Efficient Agricultural Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation' from 04 June by CAEPHT.Gangtok, 11 Jun: The participants of Summer School 2018 visited Ravangla Horticulture Farm on Sunday. The participants who are mostly scientists and faculty members of State Agricultural Universities and ICAR Institutes were received by Deputy Director, Horticulture Department, Karma Sherpa, inform a press release. Mr. Sherpa showed the potato seed production, soilless vegetable nursery raising technology, large cardamom’s tissue culture seedling multiplication technology, rainwater harvesting through dugout pump, Cherry pepper (Dalley) organic agricultural practices to the participants. The Ravangla Horticulture Farm is one of the oldest farms in the state covering 20 hectares of land. Dr. Deepak Jhajharia, Course Director of Summer School, said the participants were happy to learn the organic practices in the state by the Agriculture department, as per the release. The Summer School is being conducted on the theme 'Adaptation of Energy Efficient Agricultural Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation' from 04 June by CAEPHT.