The need of special care for Cattles and crops in the upcoming 15 days

By: Merikheti
Published on: 06-Nov-2023

During the next 15 days in the month of November, agricultural scientists have issued advisories regarding what farmers should do and what not to do in their fields. Apart from this, scientists have also issued necessary advice for livestock farmers. As we know, the month of November has moved on. In such a situation, scientists of Directorate of Extension Education, Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur have issued an advisory to the farmers to carry out the works related to agriculture and animal husbandry in a systematic manner during the first fortnight of November i.e. for the next 15 days. So that farmers can increase their income by doing these works. The advisory issued by agricultural scientists talks about crop production, peas, vegetable production, crop protection and livestock etc



Production of Rabi Crops of Wheat

Wheat is the major rabi crop in various states of India. In such a situation, the initial crop of wheat needs a temperate environment. If the environment is initially warm, the root of the crop is formed significantly less. Also, the chances of it getting diseased also increase. In addition, farmers of lower and middle areas will get wheat HPWD-249, HPW-368, HPW-155, HPW-236, VL-907, HS-507, HS-562 and HP-562 in the first fortnight of November. W-349 varieties should be planted in your field. Apart from this, farmers in low-lying areas will also get HD of wheat. -3086. Plant DPW- 621-50-595, and HD-2687 varieties. For sowing the farmer, Rexil 1 g/kg seed Bavistin or Vitavex 2.5 g/kg. Seeds treated with seeds should be used.


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Wheat sowing should be done in late September or early October. If the weed plants are in the stage of 2-3 leaves, 35 to 40 days after sowing, then at this time spray weed killer chemicals in wheat. Isoproturon 75 WP 70 kg of medicine or 16 grams of Vesta is sufficient for one kanal. Use 30 litres of water per canal for spraying.


Identify diseases in animals

Livestock farmers should ensure the work related to the management of winter diseases in animals. If seen, diseases of the lungs, respiratory system and skin are more common in this season. Deadly infectious diseases like PPR are possible sheep and goat pox in “Sirmaur” district at present, mumps disease in Kinnaur district and foot and mouth disease in Shimla. If the cattle breeder has any symptoms of the disease such as loss of appetite or loss of appetite, consult a veterinarian immediately in case of high fever. Do not ignore the infection of lace worms called “facialola” and “amphistome” at this time.