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. Facts: Direct Seeding of Rice(DSR): It refers to the process of establishing a rice crop from seeds sown in the field rather than… 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