Srinagar, June 5 -- The Director of Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal today visited different areas of Kulgam district and took stock of the ongoing agriculture activities besides reviewing the crop status of different agriculture crops.

Speaking to the farmers at different places, the Director of Agriculture highlighted the importance of vertical expansion in the cultivation of different agricultural crops. He said that vertical expansion in resonance with the latest technologies is the department's focus. He said that amid the changing climate scenario and the use of land resources for non-agricultural purposes, vertical expansion is the only way out.

The director of agriculture asked the farmers to avail benefits from HADP a...