Sirsi: The two-day “Krishi Jayanti” which ended at Sonda Swaranavalli Math near Sirsi on Thursday favoured setting up of a farm research centre at Tarehalli near Sirsi to disseminate information about arecanut cultivation, horticulture, medicinal plants and afforestation programmes. A resolution was adopted in this regard. The other resolutions included a separate budget for agriculture in the State. Speakers at the event stressed the need for a working plan to get remunerative prices for foodgrains. The youth should be encouraged to take up agriculture, they said. — Correspondent

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