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Farmers training on commercial orchard
Published on 11 Jul. 2010 12:43 AM IST
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Department of agriculture Dimapur organized one day farmers training cum demonstration on promotion of commercial orchard in Agri watershed area under NWDPRA programme Ruzaphema Village on July 7.
DAO Dimapur N. Wetsah said the objective of the training was to increase production and productivity of fruit crop and to develop as a model project in the Village. Resource person E.H. Lotha, joint director of agriculture dwelt on sustainable socio economic development of the rural people by promotion on commercialization of orchard crop production with special reference to seedless litchi cultivation.
He said, the new variety of Litchi crop was introduced in the village for the first time in the State based on the suitability of agro-climatic condition which was expected to get harvest within three years time. Litchi and Noni good food supplement package of practices was also demonstrated in the farmers field and benefited all participants. Deputy Director of Agriculture D. Suokhrie also spoke on how to improve their economic condition through integrated farming.

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