Farmer participants with others during the Kisan Gosthi cum field day held at horticulture farm school, Lingtak village on May 3. (Photo Courtesy: ATMA Longleng)
Longleng, May 5 (MExN): ATMA Longleng block conducted Kisan Gosthi cum field day at horticulture farm school, Lingtak village on May 3.
ATMA Longleng in a press release stated that the resource person Namei A, SRF KVK Longleng highlighted to the farmers on the prospects of horticulture/plantation crops for enhancing their livelihood. He spoke on various aspects of horticulture farming, specially cultivation practices of large cardamom and detailed information regarding management based on weather, soil and water for increasing crop productivity was discussed. He also emphasized on the use of green manuring, vermicompost and organic certification of soil. A field visit to large cardamom field of one of the farmer participant was also carried out.
Later, an interaction session was held where the farm participants actively participated and various queries related to farming were shared. Both farmers as well as the visiting officials were benefited by the programme. Vote of thanks was delivered by Aienla, BTM.