A training on mushroom cultivation techniques, Oyster and Milky, and its value added products will be held at Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Sandhiyur between 9.30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on June 17.
A press release from programme coordinator N. Sriram said that the training would cover mother spawn production, bed spawn production, bed preparation techniques for oyster and milky mushroom, diseases and pest management in mushroom cultivation, harvest and preservation methods. Also, techniques of preparation of value added products from mushrooms such as pickle, dehydration, soup, chilly, short and long term storage techniques, soup mix powder would also be imparted.
Training fee is Rs. 300 as per Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) norms. Training certificates, training kit and lunch will be provided to all participants. Interested should confirm their participation to the office before June 16 at 0427-2422550, according to the release.
Source : The Hindu