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Great Opportunity! Mushroom Cultivators Can Now Start Farming by Taking Online Training

Sangeeta Soni
Sangeeta Soni
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If you want to start mushroom cultivation, then this is the time…...

Here, you will get information about Mushroom Cultivation, Marketing and Government Schemes and all the necessary information.

In the last few years, the demand for mushrooms has increased in the market, but production is quite low in compare to demand. In such situation, farmers have a good opportunity to cultivate mushroom and earn good profits.

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology’s Mushroom Research and Training Centre is organizing three days online training programme from 09 to 11 September, in which they will give all the information about cultivation of Button Mushroom, Oyster Mushroom, Straw Mushroom and, Milky Mushroom.

Mushroom Research and Training Centre’s Joint Director Dr. K.P.P.S. Kushwaha said, “Because of Corona period, this time they will give online training, and a plus point is that, the farmers who couldn’t reach in the training centre in past times will also be able to join through online mode and more and more farmers will be able to join through online mode. Presently, there is a programme of 3 days in September, if they will get good response then, they will arrange more programmes like this so that, more and more farmers will get to know about mushroom cultivation.

Types of Mushroom

  1. Button mushroom

  2. Oyster mushroom

  3. Straw mushroom

  4. Milky mushroom

In this, Cultivation of Oyster mushroom is cheapest but this mushroom possesses maximum beneficial qualities. This mushroom is demanded in metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc.

Cultivation of Button mushroom is done in low temperature areas and by using Greenhouse cultivation technique; this mushroom can be grown year round. Government is also encouraging cultivation of Button mushroom. And its yield has increased to 20 kg per meter square, primarily which was only 3 kg per meter square only. This mushroom is mostly cultivated in Uttar Pradesh.

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Schedule of Training

Date

Time

Subject

Specialist

09-09-2020

9:45-10:00

Training Introduction and Importance

Dr. Ajit Nain (Director research)

09-09-2020

10:00-11:00

Production status in World, Country & State

Dr. K.P.P.S. Kushwaha

 

11:00-12:00

Size and type of mushroom house, proper place

Dr. S.K. Mishr

 

12:00-1:00

Mushroom Span (Seed)

Dr. Geeta Sharma

 

2:30-3:30

Button mushroom cultivation medium (compost)

Method of preparation and economic analysis

Dr. S.K. Mishr

 

3:30-4:30

Technique of Button mushroom cultivation

Dr. K.P.P.S. Kushwaha

10-09-2020

10:00-11:00

Cultivation of Oyster Mushroom technology

Mr. Arun Kushwaha

 

11:00-12:00

Preparation of Span medium – experimental

Dr. Renu Singh

 

12:00-1:00

Identification of major diseases in mushroom and prevention                                                              

Dr. Shilpi Rawat

 

2:30-3:30

Formula and insects of mushroom and their management

Dr. Satya Kumar

 

3:30-4:30

Straw mushroom farming technology

Dr. K.P.P.S. Kushwaha

11-09-2020

10:00-11:00

Oyster and milky mushroom medium of cultivation, experimental method of preparation and sowing

Mr. Arun Kushwaha

 

11:00-12:00

Nutritional and medicinal importance of mushroom

Dr. Geeta Sharma

 

12:00-1:00

Communicate with the successful mushroom entrepreneur

Mr. Rahul Arya

 

2:30-3:30

Post mushroom technology- price and promotion

Dr. Khan Chand

 

3:30-4:30

Mushroom marketing and Government schemes

Dr. Sanjay Shrivastav

 How to apply for Online Training

To attend this online training programme, you will have to pay a registration fee of Rs. 500. For this, you will have to pay registration fee in State bank account no. 300811736247, IFSC code SBIN0001133. After that you will have to send the copy of transaction details at email id-totmrtcpant@gmail.com and on what’sapp no- 9389017092. Training will be conducted on Google meet. And last date of registration is 5th September 2020.

For more information, Contact

Kailash Singh Kushwaha

Joint Director, Mushroom training and Research Centre, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

Contact no- 8475008884
 

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