Thursday, January 23, 2020

Kashmir recorded 350 tonnes of Honey production in year 2018-19

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SRINAGAR, Mar 15: Presently there are 63000 bee-colonies and a production of 350 tonnes was recorded across Kashmir valley in the year 2018-19.

This was stated by Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi after inaugurating a camp to acquaint farmers with modern techniques of bee-keeping and honey production.  The camp was organised by Assistant Entomologist Kashmir in collaboration with Potato Development Officer Kashmir. The camp was attended by around 200 bee keepers of the valley.

Highlighting the potential of the trade, the Director Agriculture said that bee-keeping is a profitable agro based industry and department is taking various initiatives for increasing the production and marketing of the honey. Director instructed for increasing the number of bee colonies in the orchards on hire basis which is beneficial for both   fruit and honey production.

Director asked the beekeepers for testing their honey in the quality control lab at Lalmandi, and get a certificate for increasing their market value. During the technical session, the scientists from SKUAST-K and experts from the department gave a detailed presentation on the modern techniques of honey production and its by-products.

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