Secretary, Agriculture

 Mr.K.Theivendram

Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture, Agrarian Service, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Fisheries, Water Supply, Environment

No 655, Navalar Road,Jaffna

 

Tel: +94-21-2217303

Fax: +94-21-2057304 

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Exposure visit to Kandy for learning off season cultivation system

Provincial Department of Agriculture arranged a field visit to Doluwa in Kandy on 23rd April 2018 for the farmers in the Northern Province are directly looking at the cultivation activities, in order to benefit them in the effort.

 

11 farmers from Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts and officers from the agriculture department participated in the field visit. During the visit, they have learnt with sample explanations about modern technologies used in the green house cultivation and continuous process to be used to apply that technology.

Through modern agriculture studies, farmers earn more income by yielding crops in non – monsoon seasons in many places in our country. In Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts there are possibilities for Green House cultivation in off seasons.