Kampham: The agriculture department has initiated activities to take pioneer farmers abroad to learn about modern technologies adopted abroad.
Farmers are following modern technologies in agriculture and horticulture cultivation.
But they cannot compete with foreign countries. Israel, the Philippines, and Thailand, which do not have access to water, have high yields. This is followed by advanced technologies. How our farmers cultivate abroad,
The Department of Agriculture has made arrangements to see and hear about low water cultivation methods and high yield technology. Officials have asked pioneer farmers to prepare their passports for going abroad. An allocation of Rs.2 crore has been made for this in the budget submission.
Soon the pioneer farmers of banana, grape and vegetable cultivation are going to go abroad.