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Peren farmers undertake exposure tour

Peren farmers undertake exposure tour
Farmers with KVK Peren officials during the tour to ICAR-Nagaland Centre, Medziphema.
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/21/2020 11:19:29 AM IST

Three-day intra state exposure tour-cum-interaction programme was organised by KVK Peren, ICAR-RC for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Jalukie from December 17 to 19.

A press release by KVK Peren senior scientist & head (i/c), Dr. L. Babita Devi stated that, the tour was made to ICAR-Nagaland Centre, ICAR- NRC on Mithun, integrated dairy unit, Urra village, Dimapur, integrated farm at NICRA adopted village Dhansaripar, Dimapur and  integrated piggery farm at Vidima, funded by NABARD, Dimapur. 

Scientists (fishery) Dr. Jyotish Barman and (horticulture), Dr. Aabon Yanthan, led the farmers and demonstrated on different component of intensive integrated farming system at ICAR Nagaland Centre. At ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Dr. S. Stephen  Hanah (scientist) and Dr. Kubo Khate (farm manager) explained in detail 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. Participants were taken to successfully established integrated dairy unit (dairy unit, fodder plot, silage unit), integrated piggery unit (piggery, fishery, banana, king chilli, toria and fodder plot)  and integrated farming unit (low cost rain water harvesting unit, vegetable demo unit, nursery unit) at Urra village, Vidima and Dhansaripar, Dimapur. 

Farmers to farmers interaction, group discussion meeting and interaction programme with the experts were also done. Programme was led by Dr. L. Babita Devi, Z. James Kikon (ACTO, soil sc) and Dr. Patu Khate Zeliange (ACTO, PBG), KVK Peren. Altogether, 25 participants from Jalukie, Jalukielo, Jalukiekam, Beisempuikam, Jalukieram, Azailong, Nkialwa and New Chalkot villages of Peren district participated in the exposure tour.

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