A training programme on breeder seed of potato organized by Agriculture department and Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Wokha was conducted for potato growers of Wokha-Pentchu SHG at Wokha village on February 2.
APPO and Agricultural Technology Management Agency Wokha Block convener, C. Peter Yanthan delivered welcome address and outlined in brief the objective of the training. Wokha-Pentchu SHG chairman, Yankhomo E/rui and secretary, Phyobemo Murry explained the aims of the SHG and expressed gratitude to minister for Agriculture, Dr. Chumben Murry for taking initiative in arranging breeder seeds, agriculture department and ATMA Wokha.
During technical session, Subject Matter Specialist, Ben Yanthan dwelt in detail on ‘package of practices on breeder seeds of potato’ emphasizing on Agro-technology for its cultivation which was followed by practical demonstration of on-field preparation and sowing techniques etc.
DAO Wokha, Ramo Lotha and Agricultural Technology Management Agency Wokha co-ordinator, Mhonchan Shitiri also spoke at the programme.