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A webinar on ‘Management of Agricultural waste using Vermicomposting’
January 12, 2021

A webinar on ‘Management of Agricultural waste using Vermicomposting’ was conducted by The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University Jalandhar on 9th Jan, 2021 at 12:00 noon as a part of two webinar series. The resource person, Prof. A. P. Vig (Professor, Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, GNDU, Amritsar) explained about the earthworms, their use in agricultural waste management. At the start of the lecture Dr. Ashutosh Sharma introduced the speaker. Dr. Vig explained various aspects of vermicomposting. He also discussed vermicompost as a start-up for young agri-entrepreneurs and told various thing to be taken care of, while working on vermicomposting. He added that it is an environmentally sustainable, healthy way of managing agri-waste by converting of waste into a valuable product. He described the use of vermicompost in organic farming. At last, he answered all the questioned asked by the student of both B.Sc. and M.Sc. programmes. At the end, Dr. Anju Pathania, Coordinator, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences extended a vote of thanks.

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