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Natural farming inputs distributed

 Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, April 26 2023: ICAR-KVK Churachandpur distributed natural farming inputs to farmers of Churachandpur district under Natural Farming and Tribal Sub-Plan Project in a function held at ICAR Research Complex for North Eastern Hill Region, Manipur Centre located at Lamphelpat, here, on Wednesday.

ICAR-RC for NEHR Manipur Centre's principal scientist Dr I Meghachandra and KVK Churachandpur head in-charge Dr L Somorendro attended the distribution programme.

Those, who spoke at the event, highlighted the benefits of natural farming by using manures based on biomass recycling and cow manure.

Inputs like plastic barrel drums, bee-boxes, seeds, saplings of fruit bearing plants, agriculture and horticulture tools, organically treated seeds, chicks, ducklings and mushroom seeds were distributed to 53 farmers from different parts of Churachandpur district during the function.

A technical session on 'Awareness cum training programme on the topic of potential of cashew nut plantation in North Eastern hill region with special reference to Manipur State' was also held later.