Friday, December 2, 2022

ATMA blocks conduct farming activities across the state

Agriculture Technology Management Agency(ATMA) blocks conducted various activities for farmers across the state.
Kubulong block: With an aim to impart the farmers on various scientific and improved method of cultivation of broccoli and cauliflower for quality and quantities production, ATMA Kubulong block carried out a demonstration on improved cultivation practices of broccoli and cauliflower. The block also conducted a capacity building programme on small scale vegetable farming for Farmer interest groups (FIGs)/Commodity Interest Groups (CIGs).
The programmes were carried out on October 22 at Kubolong Town, Mokokchung with Assistant Technology Manager (ATM),Kubolong block, Tsuktirenla Jamir as the resource person.
Earlier, in a separate event, ATMAKubulong block organised one-day training programme on soil health management and demonstration on proper cultivation techniques of potato on October 21 at Amesuba, Longjang Village with Junior Soil Conservation Officer, Toshinenla and BTM Amongla Jamir as the resource persons.
Mangkolemba block: ATMA Mangkolemba block under Mokokchung district conducted training and demonstration programme on October 20 at Dibuia and Mongchen Village. Training on cultural practices of winter vegetables was conducted at Mongchen Village with ATM, Mangkolemba block, Shilunokdan Jamir as the trainer while mobilisation of Food Security group (FSG) was conducted at DibuiaVillage with BTM Mangkolemba block, Limawapangla as the resource person.
Kuhuboto block: ATMA Kuhuboto Block, Dimapur carried out a demonstration on “Sowing method of Potato in Ridges” on October 21.
Ongpangkong North block: ATMA Mokokchung Ongpangkong North Block conducted mobilization of farmers group, Jangyumedem FSG on October 20 at Longmisa Village with ATM, Ongpangkong North Block, Nuksunginla Jamir as the resource person. Demonstration was also conducted on improved management practices of mustard and improved package and practices of knol- khol, with ATM, Ongpangkong North Block, Tajungsola Jamir as the resource person.
On October 21, the block also conducted mobilization of farmers group Onchenna FSG at Ungma Village with A.O, BTT Convener Ongpangkong North Block, T. Mayang as the resource person. Training on cultivation technique of organic winter vegetable and demonstration on improved packages and practices of garden pea was conducted with ATM, Ongpangkong North Block, Nuksunginla Jamir as the resource person.

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