Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: A three-day "Krishi mela" organised by Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project at Bantwal from April 4 will deliberate upon topics such as dry farming and conservation of land and water; mechanisation in farming; organic farming and dairying; and women on reformation path, according to release from A. Laxminarayana Alva, president, reception committee of the mela. Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Minister for Agriculture Bandeppa Kashempur would participate in the valedictory function, the release said.