Zunheboto farmers trained on modern farming
Dimapur, January 11
[dropcap]K[/dropcap]rishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaland University, has a programme for round the year vegetable production under low cost polyhouse for livelihood sustenance at Phuye New village in Zunheboto district on January 10.Ms. Edenly Chishi SMS (Horticulture) imparted the training while benefit of crop rotation was delivered by Ms. Sentimenla SMS (Soil Science). Farmers were encouraged to go for new and improved methods of technology instead of relying on age old traditional system to maintain and improve soil fertility for better productivity of the land.
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia, Programme Coordinator, has imparted training on pig production and its management. During the interaction session, it was found that most pigs were infested with worms, have poor growth rate and lack of good quality feeds.
To overcome some of the problems, necessary measures were suggested and free vitamin and mineral mix, de-wormer, anti- diarrhoeal and antibiotics were distributed among the farming community.
A total of 27 farmers attended the programme.