Dimapur, October 20: District Agromet Unit (DAMU), KVK, Kiphire organized one-day farmers awareness programme on agro advisory services at Tethuyo village, Kiphire district on October 17.
During the programme, Temjenna Jamir, SMS (Agro Meteorology) gave a brief note on how the IMD (India Meteorological Department) has come up to provide weather information to farmers by setting up Agro – Met stations (DAMU). She informed on the weather extremities and how in a small micro region there were difference in the weather parameters and its importance.
The farmers were informed about 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 during winter season by Benjungtemsu, VFA. The importance of food security and to have surplus produce in the village vicinity was highlighted but Setsiba Sangtam, DAO (AFA).
Altogether 63 farmers attended the programme.
(Page News Service)