Kannur, Feb 6: The two-day Farmers Science Congress that unveiled experiments and practices to agriculturists concluded here yesterday.
A veteran farmer, M J Joseph, from Chemberi in Kannur, was presented with the Distinguished Agriculture Inventor (DAR) award, carrying a gold medal, citation and certificate at the session.
Eighty-four papers were presented in the event organised by the Kerala Agriculture University.
Farmers presented their novel farm techniques and practices in agricultural engineering, agronomy, agro-processing, plant protection and animal husbandary at the Congress.
R J Thomas (agriculture engineering), Abraham Mathew (plant breeding), P V Divakaran (agronomy), P Raghavan (agro processing), N Vasavan (plant protection), P A Chandran (animal husbandary) and Pheolix Mathew (general) were presented with the best awards on Farmers researches.