KVK organises training of rural youth on soil conservation in Mon

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 11/30/2020 10:20:38 AM IST

KVK Mon organised week long skill training of rural youth (STRY) programme on “soil conservation” under Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, India, in association with SAMETI, Medziphema, Nagaland and MANAGE, Hyderabad from November 21 to 27.

A press release by KVK Mon, stated that resource persons SMS (soil conservation) Imtinuksung, and SMS (soil conservation) Ruyosu Nakro, delivered lecture and powerpoint presentation on various topics such as terracing, half moon terracing, contour bunding and strip cropping, tillage practices, mulching, green manuring, crop rotation, etc.
Hands on demonstration on bamboo bunding, laying out of contour lining by using A-frame method and mulching by using paddy straw and weed substrate as measures to control soil erosion were demonstrated. 
Topics like vermi-composting and low cost water harvesting- jalkund were also covered. Valedictory function was chaired by SMS (soil cons), Imtinuksung, welcome speech by ACTO (GPB), Dr. MS Sachan, followed by summarisation of the week long programme by the course director.


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