Tuesday, November 29, 2022

SAMETI organises training for ATMA functionaries

A two-day training on “package of practices for fruits and vegetable crops and its management” organised by State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) for Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) functionaries at SAMETI, Medziphema culminated on October 28.
In a press release, SAMETI Medziphema stated that during the training, the participants were trained on the topic of package of practices on winter vegetable crops, integrated pest management on fruits and vegetables, package of practices on fruits in NEH Region.
In the course of the training, the participants were highlighted on the various aspects of winter vegetables crops keeping in mind the uses of bio-fertilisers and management of the field before and after harvesting.
During the field visit participants were given the opportunity to explore many research farms and practices used by the scientists for the growth and yield of winter vegetables crops and new technology such as nano farming, which could impact modern agriculture and increase in yield more suitable to Nagaland topography and climatic conditions.
Resource persons for the training were assistant professor, department of horticulture, SASRD: NU, Medziphema campus, Dr. Sentirenla Jamir; associate professor, department of entomology, SASRD: NU, Medziphema campus, Dr. Pankaj Neog and scientist, vegetable science, ICAR NER, Nagaland Centre, Jharnapani, Aabon W. Yanthan.
The valedictory programme was chaired by deputy project director, SAMETI, Janet Chishi; feedback on training was given by participants from 11 districts; certificates were distributed to trainees by director SAMETI and principal IETC, Dr. Watimongla Jamir and DPD SAMETI, Yezaho Swu delivered the vote of thanks.

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