Agriculture sector is fraught with many challenges such as diminishing agricultural land, static agricultural production and continuous escalation in production costs. The state government is taking effective steps to tackle the problems in agriculture sector.
As many as 56,555 free soil health cards have been issued to the farmers.
A horticulture university will be set up in the state to give a boost to the cultivation of fruits, flowers and vegetables.
Leading in agriculture, the state is ready to excel in horticulture and floriculture as well. A Vegetable Expo and a Fruit Expo have been organized at Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Gharaunda and Centre of Excellence for Fruit at Mangiana, respectively in order to make available the information of modern technology of farming to farmers which were participated by farmers in large number.
A sum of Rs 123.21 crore have been given as compensation to farmers of drought affected districts of Jind, Bhiwani and Hisar.
Agri Leaders Summit 2015 will be organised in March at Gurgaon for apprising farmers about the modern technology of farming.