The recent two-day National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign 2011 has led to the outcome that 245 million tons of Rabi as needing to be produced for the next season, as well as a focus on location-specific high yielding crop varieties. “The conference advised the States to specially concentrate on critical areas such as availability of credit to farmers, soil testing/soil health cards, control of pest and diseases and the special schemes such as “Bringing Green Revolution in the Eastern States” scheme on millet, rainfed areas, fodder, vegetables, pulses and oilseeds to achieve the targeted production.”
Rabi Conference Accords High Priority to Enhancing Food Grain Production to Achieve 245 MT Target
Asia, farm level, government, India, pests, policy
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