ICAR – NRC on Mithun conducted a training on “Scientific Management Practices in Mithun Farming for Augmenting Farmer’s Income” for the mithun farmers - 30 Aug. - 1 Sept. 2022
ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland organized a 3-day training programe on, “Scientific Management Practices in Mithun Farming for Augmenting Farmer’s Income” for the mithun farmers from 30th August 2022 to 1st September 2022. The farmers were from Papum Pare & Upper Siang of Arunachal Pradesh comprising of 5 villages.
The training was conducted to create awareness on the various scientific mithun husbandry. Through this training the farmers were educated on the potential and diversified use of mithun under Semi-Intensive farming. The milking capacity of mithun and draught power were demonstrated during the training. In addition, the training covered care and management of young, pregnant and lactating animals, selection of mithun breeding bull and breeding management, feeding management and fodder resources for mithun, health management, and entrepreneurship development. A total of 24 farmers participated in the training programme.