The conference will stress on how to make the best use of late rains. Kharif 2012 started with delayed onset of Monsoon along with the subdued activity in the sowing period of June-July which witnessed improvement gradually in August and continuing in September.
The Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR) has unveiled with crop and area-specific proposals for wheat and other winter crops. These comprise use of high-yielding varieties, disease control and improved agronomic practices.
Attention will be given to maximising output of oilseeds and pulses. Apart from general deliberation, a separate session is slated to be held with wight states mainly on these crops. .