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Agro Tech 2022: Rural farmers bat for technology in agriculture
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Agro Tech 2022: Rural farmers bat for technology in agriculture

FARMERS VISITING the Agro Tech 2022 said that such fairs should be organised yearly in areas dominated by agriculture. Farmers from Punjab and Haryana said that the congestion and traffic restrictions in Chandigarh discourage farmers from visiting such fairs. They said if similar programmes are held in rural areas where agriculture is the main profession, scores of people will be benefited. Many dealers, who displayed their products at Agro Tech 2022 at Parade Ground, Sector 17, said the response (advance booking of products) they received in cities like Ludhiana has been better than Chandigarh. Rohitash Singh, a farmer who owns five acres of land in Farrukhnagar, Gurugram, said, “These programmes are very good for farmers including those who have small pieces of land. A farmer stays up...