A one day seminar on horticulture crops organized by Nagaland organic agri-horti grower’s resources and nursery development and plantation association based at Kohima on May 13 at CBCC conference Hall, Pfutsero.
About 90 leaders from various self help groups and progressive farmers participated in the program. Addressing the gathering, Neiba Kronu, deputy chairman state planning board stressed on the need for self reliance; to tie up with ICAR and banks for loans, rather than to always depend on government subsidies. Resource person Rinku Bharali, SMS horticulture from KVK Phek spoke on the methods of cultivation of lime, plum, cardamom, and kiwi.
Meanwhile, the association has informed that it would provide seedlings free of cost and asked beneficiaries to be honest while implementing the projects. The program winded up with a concluding remark by Rev. Dr. Dingu Kenye.