Weather Risks

Weather Risks

Managing the weather and climate risks is the job of scientists and many agricultural scientists have contributed in this field. Recently at SKUAST-K, a three day National Conference was held on Managing Weather & Climate Risks in Agriculture.

Adopting crops to climate variability and uncertainty is the main thrust of such research being conducted by the scientists at SKUAST-K.

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, who was present at this conference, said that adopting crops to climate variability and uncertainty is the need of the hour in view of the changing climatic conditions across the world.

He made these comments while speaking at the inaugural session of three days ‘National Conference on Managing Weather & Climate Risks in Agriculture’ at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K).

The three day conference is being organised by SKUAST-K in collaboration with Association of Agrometeorologists Anand Gujarat-Kashmir chapter.

Addressing a large gathering of Agrometeorologists, scientists, PhD scholars, researchers, students and other delegates from across the country, he said that this conference is relevant in today’s time as the world is witnessing unprecedented change in climatic conditions. He added that the deliberations of this conference will significantly address the impact of climate change on Agriculture.

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