Farmers’ field day organized

PANIA, Sep 26: A field day was organised at Pania village in Kra Daadi district by the Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) on Tuesday, which saw the participation of 22 farmers of the village.
Speaking on the occasion, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Kyoda Tiri highlighted the causes of low productivity in rice production and remedial measures of diseases and pests prevalent in the fields. He also assured the farmers of all possible help.
Agriculture Development Officer, Tojo Basar briefed the farmers about the various ongoing agricultural schemes of the state and the central governments. He asked the farmers to adopt organic farming in line with the State Organic Mission, which was launched in Arunachal Pradesh, and to adopt Integrated Farming System to raise their income.
Basar also mentioned Prime Minister’s vision of doubling the farmers’ income by 2022.
Further, the farmers shared the experiences and problems they encountered in the fields, which were addressed by the officials.