Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

News: Punjab Farmers are using direct seeding of rice (DSR) technique to grow paddy instead of traditional ‘transplanting’ practice due to labour shortage following an exodus of migrant labourers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the DSR method of rice cultivation? Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR): It refers to the process of establishing a rice… Continue reading Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

Punjab farmers’ to go for direct seeding of rice

News: Due to labour shortage, Punjab farmers are turning towards direct seeding of rice(DSR) moving away from the traditional practice — of sowing nursery and then transplanting it. Facts: Direct Seeding of Rice: DSR refers to the process of establishing a rice crop from seeds sown in the field rather than by transplanting seedlings from… Continue reading Punjab farmers’ to go for direct seeding of rice