Farmers be imparted education in agriculture engineering, says SAU VC.


HYDERABAD -- Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujeebuddin Memon Sahrai while speaking at a conference on agriculture has said that farmers should be educated in the discipline of agriculture engineering to get maximum yields and minimise environmental impact for their better livelihood.

It was time to strengthen connectivity through technology with the global community, he said and urged agriculture engineers to initiate research in various fields, focusing on emerging technologies especially high-efficiency irrigation system, artificial intelligence, modern drones, laser land levelling technology to cope with challenges of climate change and food security.

He said recommendations of the conference would be submitted to the government, and public and private organisations to follow the same for proper implementation of technology at the grass-root level. He said scientist's recommendations should be taken carefully and seriously for economic development.

Prof Dr Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, dean faculty of agricultural engineering, delivered an address of welcome and shared contribution of his faculty which organised this successful event. He said they received papers and presentations of various subjects from scholars of the country and abroad.

Prof Dr Mashooq Ali Talpur highlighted the conference recommendations and said 110 research papers were received and 60 of them were presented in five technical sessions. He presented 18 recommendations of the conference.

He said agriculture management problems should be focused through use of information communication technology, capillary irrigation...

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