Farmers encouraged to follow sustainable agricultural practicesby The Daily Eye Team March 8 2014, 1:18 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 36 secs
Field visit cum training programme at Lumami village and Sutemi village of Zunheboto district was conducted on March 3.The department of agriculture under the supervision of Olem, SDAO Akuluto sub division has organized the programme to know the constraints faced by farmers at the field level and offer suggestions to improve their farming practices. The resource persons from KVK, Nagaland University, Visakho Shunyu SMS (GPB) spoke on the improve cultivation practices of kholar and soybean. Farmers were encourage cultivating it on large scale, as it is found suitable in the area and could therefore sustain their livelihood. Sentimenla, SMS (Soil Sc), delivered on the management of fallow jhum lands for sustainable soil health and to enhance crop productivity.