Bee-keeping enterprise not only limited to farmers
Dimapur, Sep. 13 (EMN): State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (Sameti) organised a 2-day online training programme on “Sensitisation on apiculture and promotion of bee-keeping” for agricultural technology management agency functionaries on September 8 and the 9th, an update informed.
Dr. Watimongla Jamir, director Sameti and principal IETC in-charge said that bee-keeping is an enterprise not limited to farmers. It can be established in one’s own backyard, which would benefit crops in kitchen garden, besides providing honey. She encouraged the participants to interact with the resource persons and take advantage of the training programme.
Resource persons for the training were Apiculture Officer Chubanungla Shilu and team member from the Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission Bokali A Chikhe.
Topics on bee-keeping scope and potentials; caste of honeybee, swarming, bee equipment, apiary site selection, bee colonies management techniques, harvesting of honey and post harvest management were covered.