RANGLUA RUSSA, 30 Mar: Eighty-two women, rural youths and farmers benefitted from a training programme on ‘Scientific land preparation for conservation of soil fertility in jhumland’, organized here recently by the Longding KVK.
During the programme, KVK Head A Kirankumar Singh highlighted the different activities carried out by the KVK for the welfare of the farmers in the district, and interacted with the farmers.
Singh imparted training on said topic to help farmers maintain the soil fertility in their jhum fields. He spoke about the adverse effects of jhuming as well as burning jungles, and suggested different methods for land preparation and management of soil for conservation of soil fertility in jhum fields, and the crops to be grown in sequence.
Singh also suggested proper use of different weedicides which are excessively used by the farmers in the area and are harmful to the soil.
He later distributed seeds of vegetables like chilli, brinjal, bhindi, cucumber, ridge gourd, tomato, etc, among the participants.