Amid all that is going on across the nation, the sixth state-level agricultural exhibition Maha Agro 2019 was inaugurated at Krishi Vigyan Kendra on Paithan Road on November 30.
The major attraction of the event is the demonstration of the crop planted, with the support of new technologies, over 3 acre land of Agriculture Tech School on Paithan Road. The demonstrations are aimed to inform the farmers on the effects of climate change leading to dry conditions and multiplying their income.
The exhibition was open for visitors till December 2. Marathwada Sheti Sahaya Mandal hosted the four-day event under the aegis of Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Parbhani, in collaboration with Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA) and department of agriculture, Maharashtra, and Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Ministry, Government of India.
On the first day, farmers from eight districts of Marathwada were felicitated with ‘Jawahirlal Gandhi’ award for the usage of technology and innovation to grow crops. The mega agriculture exhibition and farmers’ produce market witnessed a large crowd.