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ATMA conduct various activities across the state

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/13/2019 11:13:57 AM IST

Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) has been conducting various activities across Nagaland for benefit of farmers. 

ATMA Tuli block: ATMA Tuli block under Mokokchung district conducted, demonstration and mobilisation of FSG on July 4 and 5. 
A press release from ATMA Tuli, BTM Imlisunep Ajem stated that on July 4, demonstration on maize based intercropping with soybeans was conducted at Luyong where the farmers were trained with efficient land use and higher economic return in maize soyabean intercropping system. Yimnalar Food Security Group was mobilized at Shitikolak ward Tuli.
On July 5, the team also conducted training on piggery and poultry management at Wameken and Kangtsung villages, wherein farmers were trained to undertake proper selection of pig breeds, breeding management, care during pregnancy, feeding management and disease and health care. 
The resource persons were Toshiwati farm manager, State Pig Breeding Centre Metangkong, Imlisunep Ajem BTM and Shilunokdang ATM, ATMA Tuli. Altogether 34 farmers attended the programme.
ATMA Shamator block: ATMA Tuensang, Shamator block conducted a demonstration programme on July 10 at Yakor and Sangphur villages with horticulture inspector, Recha Imchen, as the resource person. A press release by the block stated that demonstration on “parallel cropping” in potato was done by ATM Shamator block, Kezhalesie at Yakor village while another demonstration on “strip cropping” in maize was conducted at Sangphur village by ATM Shamator, Lanrhongthung Ezung. Resource person, Recha Imchen, advised the participants based on their present system of cultivation and further urged the farmers to take up bold steps and follow such system as recommended by the officials. Altogether 18 farmers attended the demonstration programme.
ATMA Zunheboto block: Block technology team ATMA zunheboto block organised a field day on integrated pest management on July 12, at Lizunaghuto village. The team discussed about the importance of organic farming and also the various indigenous method that can be used for pest management. Bio pesticides (meta green) and yellow sticky trap were distributed to the farmers. Altogether nine farmers attended the field day. 

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