KVKs training and demonstration in Kiphire, Mon

KVKs training and demonstration in Kiphire, Mon
Farmers and other participants with KVK officials at the training for high value crops in Kiphire.
DIMAPUR: | Publish Date: 10/9/2020 12:03:42 PM IST

 Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) ICAR, Kiphire conducted training programme on “diversified farming practices for doubling farmers income” at Azetso, Keor, Xuvishe, Old Rhitsisi, Thsingar, Sangtsoze and Bilongkiu of Kiphire. 

A press release by senior scientist and head (i/c), KVK, Kiphire, Dr. N Khumdemo Ezung stated that resource persons were SMS (agro meteorology), DAMU, KVK Kiphire Temjenna Jamir, area co-ordinator, NRLM, Sepila Sangtam, and HEA, DHO, Kiphire, Seroba Sangtam.

During the training, Temjenna Jamir spoke on various IFS models and horticulture based farming system and that the IFS system was a self generating system where waste of one component was a resource for the other. 

Production technology on important horticultural crops was also discussed where Seroba Sangtam emphasized on taking up high value crops for obtaining higher income. 

Important pest of horticultural crops and its management was also thoroughly deliberated.  Topic on value addition in important horticultural crops and nutritional garden was taken up by Sepila Sangtam, where she laid emphasis on processing fruits and vegetables for increasing income which otherwise goes wasted. 

During a short interaction session, participants raised questions on different aspect which were satisfactorily replied. A total of 183 farmers benefitted from the training. 

Training programme was conducted as part of Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan-III activity to be conducted in aspirational district. A total of 24 training programmes will be conducted in all during the current year with targeted participants of 30 in all the training programmes.

Meanwhile, three-day training programme on “disease management in livestock” was organised by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Mon from October 6 to 8, at KVK office Aboi.

A press release by senior scientist and head Krishi Vigyan Kendra  Mon, Dr. V. Akashe Zhimomi stated that, aim of the training was to create awareness among the farming community about how improved animal husbandry practices can reduce diseases or a set of problems within livestock production system. 

Assistant chief technical officer (Animal Science) Dr. Paihem Michui was the resource person. Altogether 17 farmwomen from various SHGs were trained.

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