Field Day on Nursery raising techniques in Finger Millet and Good Management practices in Foxtail millet
Field Day on Nursery raising techniques in Finger Millet and Good Management practices in Foxtail millet

13 June 2024, Assam

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Assam organised a field day-cum-training programme for the farmers at ICAR-IARI Research Farm, Dhemaji, Assam on nursery-raising techniques in Finger Millet and Good Management practices in Foxtail millet. The programme was planned to promote Millet crops in the northeast region for nutritional security and diversified livelihood.

Field Day on Nursery raising techniques in Finger Millet and Good Management practices in Foxtail millet  Field Day on Nursery raising techniques in Finger Millet and Good Management practices in Foxtail millet

Dr. Lohit Kumar Baishya, Head (NRM) and I/C IARI Assam, and other officials were present during the progarmme.

The ICAR-IARI team ensured support and collaboration to Subansiri FPO to enhance the farming community.

The discussion covered nursery bed raising for finger millet, transplanting operations, agronomic practices, nutritional value, and market opportunities for finger millet and foxtail millet, as well as their nutritional value.

About 30 farmers under Subansiri FPO, Gogamukh participated in the programme.

(Source: ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Assam)

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