Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conducts Training Program on Profitable Dairy Farming and Livestock Management
The training program included scientific poultry production at Ziphenyu village, scientific pig production at Henbenji, feed and feed management at Tseminyu, common livestock diseases and their management at Phenwhenyu, and an integrated farming system for improve farmers’ incomes in Gariphe Basa on.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Kohima organized a five-day training program on “Profitable Dairy Farming and Livestock Management” which started on February 15 in Ziphenyu village and ended on March 16 to VAC Gariphe Basa under the banner of “Farmer Capacity Building”. “
The training program included scientific poultry production in Ziphenyu Village, scientific pig production in Henbenji, feed and feed management in Tseminyu, common livestock diseases and their management in Phenwhenyu, and an integrated breeding system to increase farmers’ income in Gariphe Basa.
VAS, Tseminyu, Dr Gwathonlo Tsela, VAS, Zunheboto, Dr Gwazenlo Tep, and ACTO (Animal Science) KVK, Kohima, Dr. Paihem served as resource persons for the training programs.
The farewell training program was chaired by Senior Scientist and Director Dr. Ruokuovilie Mezhatsu at VAC Gariphe Basa, where CDA, Chiephobozu, Vekhoyi Chakhesang, who is also the President of VAC, was honored with the program .
CDA encouraged farmers and the KVK Institute to work together for income development and urged farmers to seek advice when needed.
During the technical session, ACTO (Animal Science), Dr. Paihem discussed an integrated farming system based on livestock, while ACTO (Horticulture), Khekali Sema provided hands-on training and demonstrations on the production of mushrooms.
A total of 40 farmers participated in the training. Meanwhile, ACC members BDO, Chiephobozu, Seyiekhrielie Rio and Ketho Angami also participated in the program.
Farmers also received essential inputs such as veterinary drugs, mushroom spawn and polythene bags. Dr. Sesenlo Kath, the Technical (Farm) Lead, delivered a vote of thanks at the end of the event.
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