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Agri summit from March 13

punjab Updated: Mar 08, 2015 21:14 IST
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Farmers will acquaint themselves with agriculture production techniques, farm inputs, direct marketing at the 'Agri Leadership Summit-2015' to be held at Leisure Valley in Gurgaon from March 13 to March 15. Haryana agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar on Sunday said that chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate the summit and Union minister for road and surface transport Nitin Gadkari will be the special guest at the event. Union minister of state for defence Rao Inderjit Singh would preside over the function.

Dhankar said that the summit aimed at keeping spotlight on production and the producer. The event would have discussions of diversification and sustainability in agriculture, opportunities in horticulture, farmers initiatives and successful business models, organic farming and soil health management, precision farming, water resource management and micro-irrigation, organic farming, certification and processing, cold chain management, agri-business management, micro financing, integrated dairy farming and poultry in Haryana.

Business houses dealing processing of horticulture products, fruit, milk production, fishery etc have also been invited to share their experiences and benefit the farmers.

On the second day of the summit on March 14, milk producers have been invited to the event.