Dimapur, January 24: Exhibition cum sales day on winter crops organically grown by women SHGs of Chishilimi village was inaugurated by SDO Civil, Tiayanger Jamir, which was held at the Marketing shed, Pughoboto town on January 24.
SDO civil acknowledged the Agri department for taking the initiative and also encouraged the farmers for growing organic vegetables and selling the produce to meet the demand of the area. He called upon the people to cultivate fresh crops particularly broccoli, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, etc which are new to the area.
SDAO Pughoboto Myanthung Patton mentioned that this is the first time that winter crops are being grown in the area with the department providing seeds and imparting training. He said the soil and climatic condition was found to be suitable for these crops and urged more farmers to take up such cultivations.
(Page News Service)