Defence research laboratory(R&D)centre Tawang conducted progressive farmers workshop cum training on production of high value crops and mushroom in high altitude region, in its complex at changbu village Sunday.
Around 50 numbers of progressive farmers from different villages participated in the said workshop cum training.
Dr.BJ Gogoi,incharge DRL Tawang in his inaugural speech briefed the participants about DRL and its functions in Tawang sector.
KB Kayastha,Entomologist Deptt.of Agriculture,Tawang in his speech as Chief guest of the function spoke on insect and pest management on different crops grown in Tawang area.While Ashok Naglot,scientist from DRL informed the villagers on Mushroom production in Tawang and its scope. Other experts from DRL Tezpur also spoke on different topics like,vermicompost preparation its usage,organic farming ,sticky traps etc.
Gaon Burah of Khinmey village and a progressive farmer from Shurbi village conveyed their gratitude to DRL scientists for education and requested them to keep on guiding the farmers.Other farmers also shared their opinion and traditional methods of farming.