KVK Peren conducts two-day exposure tour for Peren farmers

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 1/27/2020 12:20:32 PM IST

KVK Peren, ICAR-RC for NEH region, Nagaland Centre, Jalukie organized a two-day exposure tour for farmers of Peren district on January 23 and 24, at ICAR Nagaland Centre, ICAR-NRC on Mithun and Central Institute of Horticulture, Medziphema. 

A press release from ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Jalukie, i/c programme coordinator, KVK Peren Dr. L. Babita Devi, stated that the exposure programme was funded by NABARD, Dimapur. 
Dr. Azaze, scientist (Horticulture) and Dr. Lahor J. Bordoloi, CTO, led the farmers and demonstrated on different types of component of intensive integrated farming system, polyhouse, floriculture and plantation crop unit, modern nursery facility, vegetable and fruit orchards, vermicompost units, piggery, poultry, dairy as well as rabbitary units at ICAR Nagaland Centre.
At ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Dr. S. Stephen (scientist) and Dr. Kubo Khate (farm manager) explained in details about the different farm routines at mithun farm and usefulness and utility of Mithun. A video on mithun farming was also shown to the participants.
During the visit to Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH), A.K. Singh and A. Singh, horticulture specialist and technical consultant, explained and showed  various activities undertaken by CIH. The farmers were shown the grafting and budding techniques practised in the centre as well as value addition products of different fruits and vegetables. 
Farmers to farmers interaction, group discussion meeting and interaction programme with the experts were also done. 
Programme was led by Dr. L. Babita Devi, head (I/C), Z. James Kikon (ACTO, soil sc) and Dr. Patu Khate Zeliange (ACTO, PBG), KVK Peren.
Altogether, 20 farmers from New Jalukie, Bongkolong, Phijol, New Chalkot, Samzuiram and Deukwaram villages of Peren district participated in the exposure tour.

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