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KVK Nagaland University organizes farmers exposure trip

Nagaland News

Dimapur, November 18: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nagaland University, Zunheboto organised 2-day farmers exposure trip from November 16 to 17 at Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat and Nagaon led by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia, PI and Principal Scientist and head, Wapangtoshi Longkumer, CO – PI and CTO (Plant Protection) and Project Assistant under the Project Tribal Community Development sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi .
The programme started with the objective of “Seeing is believing” and with a view to create awareness among the farming communities about the latest technological interventions which can be adopted or replicated by the farmers when they come back at their farm.
During the two days tour, farmers were first taken to Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat where they visited the various departments and research fields and interacted with the specialist about the various programmes and activities being taken up by them and which can be replicated.
On second day of tour the farmers visited College of Fisheries, Roha under AAU, Jorhat. At Fisheries College they were taken to various departments and were aware about the different fish species which is suitable for them and how to grow, make fish Pickle, what to feed and how to take care of fishery ponds. Further, they were informed about fish hatchery management so that they generate income through sell of fish spawns.
The farmers also visited the integrated fish cum pig farming pond and other ponds. A total of 19 farmers from Lottsu and Renthan village from Wokha district participated in the exposure visit. (Page News Service)