Sheela Thomas, Chairman, Rubber Board has inaugurated this year’s grower interaction programme at Thiruvananthapuram. Subsequent programmes are arranged at Muvattupuzha, Kozhikkode, Kanhangad and Kottayam.
The objective of the programme is to have interaction among progressive growers who have implemented innovative ideas in the field of rubber plantation management, harvesting, processing etc, extension officers and scientists of the Rubber Board. The Board will honour innovative farmers and do more research in their findings.
The meetings at Kozhikkode, Kanhangad and Kottayam will be held on 27, 28 and 29 January 2014 respectively.