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Sustainable Organic Agriculture dept of TNAU bags award

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The Department of Sustainable Organic Agriculture of the Directorate of Crop Management of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has bagged the Best Centre for Network Project on Organic Farming (NPOF) award for the year 2015-16 from the ICAR–Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Uttar Pradesh.

The award was in recognition of better performance, which includes successful experimentation, publications, developing organic package of practices for major four cropping systems suitable to irrigated conditions of Tamil Nadu, identification of rice varieties for organic farming and implementation of all program of Tribal Sub Plan among 20 ICAR-Network Project Centres across India.

The award was received by TNAU Organic Agriculture Team from Rajasthan Agricultural University vice chancellor, Dr. Balraj Singh, at the 11th Annual Group Meeting held recently at Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, a TNAU release said today.

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