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A field Day on "Demonstration of Direct Seeded Rice on Beds" at R&D Centre, PCRWR, Sialmore, District Sargodha on 05th October, 2019


Regional office PCRWR, Lahore organized a Field Day on 05th October, 2019 at its R&D Centre, Sialmore to share the Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) on Beds approach, methodology and its expected outcomes with the potential stakeholders engaged in similar rice growing techniques. About 40 participants from agriculture extension department Sargodha district, Adoptive Research Centre Gujranwala, NIAB and manufacturer of agricultural machinery Faisalabad, CEO of SACAN and progressive rice growing farmers participated in the event. Complete methodology of DSR on beds was briefed and demonstrated in the field. All stakeholders shared their experiences on DSR on beds and happy on good crop growth along with water saving. All stakeholders were agreed to work together in collaboration with farmers to enhance their crop and water productivity with result oriented DSR technique, as it is says "Future of Rice is with DSR on Beds".