Two-day ATMA training and demonstration programme for the practicing farmers was held on March 18 and 19 at ATMA farmer’s school, Mopong, under Tobu Block with Dr. M.S. Sachan, SMS, DTT, convener of ATMA Tobu Block as the resource person.
Dr. M.S. Sachan imparted training on production of low volume and high volume crops and demonstrated the mulching, half moon terracing and nursery raising of vegetable crops. More than 50 beneficiaries from Tobu block attended the training programme.
It may be mentioned that ATMA farmer’s school at Mopong was inaugurated on March 15 to disseminate latest method of farming information to the farmers in the rural areas.
With inauguration of farmers school in the remote corner of the state the farmers are availing the opportunity with new scientific system of farming in the rural sectors in the district and boost rural economy.