Kohima, April 28 (NE): Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaland University, Zunheboto along with UBA cell of Nagaland University organised a Seed and Spawn distribution programme at Zhaphumi village under Akuluto block of Zunheboto district, today, April 28, 2020.
The farmers were supplied with seeds of summer vegetables, sweet corn along with Mushroom spawns. Sr. Scientist and Head KVK, Zunheboto, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Chaurasia urged the farmers to go for production of sweet corn maize as it fetches a premium price over the locally grown Maize.
Mr. Wapangtosho Longkumer, ACTO, Plant protection, gave a brief on the Mushroom production and its management.
The farmers were also informed about the package of practices to be followed for cultivation of vegetable crops and Mushrooms.