DAMU KVK Kiphire conduct farmers’ awareness program

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Dimapur, July 18: The District Agromet Unit DAMU, KVK Kiphire conducted a farmers’ awareness programme on Agro Advisory Services at Singrep Village on July 11. During the programme, the farmers were made aware on the impact of climate change on agriculture and allied sectors and various adaptation strategies to counter its impact on climate change and also Agro meteorology of weather and the use of weather and the climate to enhance and expand the farmers’ agricultural crops and increase the villagers’ crop production.
The participants were also apprised about the activities to be undertaken under the district Agromet Unit (DAMU, KVK) Kiphire by Temjenna Jamir SMS (Agro Metrology) Setsiba Sangtam AFA. DAO Kiphire also apprised on the incidence of Fall Armyworm (FAW) on maize and its management strategy measures.
Farmers were informed about the importance of registration of their phone numbers for mobile short message services on Agro Advisory. A total 67 farmers attended in the Agro Advisory Services Programme.
(Page News Service)