The District Agriculture Office, Aalo organized a demonstration cum training programme for farmers at Yigi-Kaum village under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) in Aalo,Itanagar.
Study and demonstrations were conducted on potato peeler/slicer, ground nut decorticator, brush cutter, wheel hoe , wet land paddy weeder, battery operated knapsack sprayer, power operated sprayer cum duster, maize sheller (tubular n rotary type).
Horticulture tool kits, fruit harvester, fertilizer brood caster and manual seed drill,, drum seeder, lawn mower, multi tool bar, according to a release from district agriculture office.
Live demon on paddy reaper was also conducted in a paddy field. Around 140 farmers attended the programme.
Training was also conducted on gender friendly equipments for women farmers.
Similar demos were also organized at Maate, Kabu villages, Logum Jini and at the Dao’s office.
The demo cum training programme was organized in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute (NER), Biswanath Chariali, Assam from October 14 to 17.
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