PAU Super SMS technology for Agriculture Industry
Dr Manjeet Singh, head, department of farm machinery and power engineering informed that the "PAU Super SMS" is a unique attachment for combine harvesters which cuts, chops and uniformly spreads loose straw coming out of the harvester during harvesting of paddy.
Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana has agreement with eight agriculture-based firms for the commercialization of the "PAU Super SMS" technology, the latest MoA was signed with K.S. Agricultural Industries Private Limited, Malerkotla, at PAU. Dr Navtej Singh Bains, director of research, PAU and Jatinder Singh, director, K. S. Agricultural Industries signed the MoA on behalf of their respective organizations.
The machine will facilitate the operations of other in situ straw management machinery like happy seeder, spatial no till drill mould board plough etc, which will ultimately stop the burning of paddy straw and help farmers enhance soil productivity with in situ paddy straw management.
Dr S.S.Chahal, adjunct professor, technology and marketing cell, revealed that PAU has signed 47 MoAs for commercialization of crop hybrids, technologies, products since 2012.
Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/