Resource person Dr. Shisarenla Aier, SMS (Horticulture) interacting with the farmers.
Tuensang, November 1 (MExN): Two days farmers training on ‘Composting, types & uses in organic farming’ and Advances in production technology of major spice crops (Ginger & Naga King Chilli) was organized for farmers of Kuthur village by Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Tuensang on October 30 and 31 at KVK Farm, Tuensang. The programme was organized to train the farmers on different methods of composting which in turn will help them in the long run to maintain cleanliness in the village and the compost can be used as a supplement for production of all agricultural and horticultural crops and also considering the scope of high value crops in the village, Ginger and Naga King Chilli production technology training was imparted.
Addressing the programme Dr. Keviletsu Khate, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK, Tuensang, emphasized the importance of composting organic products which helps in waste management, cleaner environment and for use as organic input in the field. He also encouraged the farmers to take full advantage of the training programme so that a change can be brought upon in the farming practices.
During the two days technical sessions the resource persons, Imtilemla, Assistant Chief Technical Officer (Soil Conservation) and Dr. Shisarenla Aier, Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture), KVK, Tuensang, Nagaland imparted trainings on the topic Composting, Types & Uses in Organic Farming” and “Advances in production technology of major spice crops (Ginger & Naga King Chilli)” respectively.
As part of the training, hands on demonstration of organic compost preparation was conducted and a thorough theoretical session on cultivation and management practices of Ginger and Naga King Chilli was also imparted. The participants expressed their gratitude to KVK, Tuensang for conducting such practical oriented training programme and also requested to help them provide planting materials so that interest can be created among the farmers.
Altogether 36 farmers attended the training programme.