Farmers and Extension Workers
Seminars regarding seasonal crop management at the fields of interested farmers are arrange by each team with the collaboration of private sector. Literature for insect Pests & diseases of current crops are distributed to the farmers and Demonstration is also arrange keeping inview the importance of crops. Farmers & Extension workers are inspired to ask any question.
The Farmers & Extension Workers are trained in:
- Identification of insect pests, diseases and their timely appropriate control measures.
- Identification of useful insects.
- Safe handling of pesticides, plant protection machinery and their proper use.
- The conservation and use of Bio-control agents against insect pests of crops
Pesticides dealers (New & Old) will be trained in safe handling and effective use of pesticides as well as about Pesticides Ordinance 1971 amended up to 2012 and Rules 1973, identification of insect pests, diseases and their timely appropriate control measures, identification of usesful insects and the conservation & use of Bio-control agents against insect pests of crops at Tehsil & District levels according to procedure and schedule.
The schedule of training has been revised for the convenience of candidates. The training will be offered two times in a year at the interval of 6 months i.e. first in April and 2nd in the November. The candidates are required to contact the office of concerned Assistant Director of Agriculture (PP) well in time before the commencement of training.