To bring in the era of smart agriculture innovations, the Department of Plant Pathology (DPP) at Punjab University organized a thorough training workshop.
This was a noteworthy step. Approximately one hundred farmers from different parts of Punjab and Sindh participated in the event and attended the workshop in person.
The fact that more than 500 farmers may participate virtually further emphasizes the event’s broad significance.
This workshop’s main goal was to provide a forum for farmers to interact with agricultural specialists so they could learn about the newest farming technologies and get answers to their questions about agriculture.
It was an important step in creating a cooperative atmosphere that encourages knowledge sharing.
Crucially, the workshop gave Department of Plant Pathology researchers and students a chance to talk with farmers and learn insightful tips from seasoned agriculture professionals.
Leading personalities graced the occasion with their presence: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences; Prof. Dr. Tehmina Anjum, Chairperson of the Plant Pathology Department; Dr. Muhammad Akram Qazi, Director of the Soil and Water Testing Laboratories; Dr. Javaid Ahmad, Director of Wheat Punjab AARI; Sajid Iqbal Sandhu, National Agriculture Expert; Dr. Shahzad Basra, Professor & Advisor at Virsa Farms; Tariq Tanveer, CEO of Agri-tourism; Hammad Mian from Fertiscience; Yahya Hussain Wahla from Bank Alfalah; and Chief Executive Officer of DTL Ahsan Rana, among other teachers and students.
By providing farmers with the information and resources they need to implement cutting-edge farming techniques, this workshop significantly advanced the cause of sustainable and productive agriculture in the area.