Dimapur, October 30: District Agromet Unit (DAMU), KVK, Kiphire organized a one day farmers awareness programme on Agro Advisory Services at Sanphure village, Kiphire district on October 28.
Temjemna Jamir SMS (Agro Meteorology) gave a brief note to the farmers on how the India Meteorological Department has come up to provide weather information to farmers by setting up Agromet Stations (DAMU). She also spoke on weather extremities and the importance of registration of their phone numbers for mobile Short message services on Agro Advisory Services. The farmers were also apprised on the care and management of livestock.
Setsiba Sangtam (AFA) highlighted on the importance of food security and to have surplus produced in the village vicinity. He urged the farmers to grow drought tolerating crops in order to abate the climate changes.
Altogether 72 farmers attended the programme.
(Page News Service)