Farmers’ training on adoption of SRI method
DIMAPUR, MAY 11
The Department of Agriculture, SDAO Noklak organised a farmers’ training-cum demonstration and inputs distribution programme on May 6 on the method of SRI under NFSM programme for the current kharif season.
The programme was chaired by Mucho Afa and SDAO, Noklak, L Sunep in the key note address, encouraged the gathering to go for adoption of SRI method to achieve ‘Food for all by 2025.
During the technical sessions, different steps like selection of quality seeds, nursery management, line marking for transplanting, water management and weeding by using cono weeder were discussed.
The training was attended by 48 progressive farmers from all the 5 clusters from six villages comprising of women folk. After the training inputs were distributed to the trainees at free of cost, a press release stated.