Feb 2, 2020
Refresher training for leader farmers kicks off from today
Just a year back, leader farmers under SAFII project attended five days training on vegetable production and marketing which was facilitated by various government and non- government agriculture and marketing experts. Considering the fact that knowledge fades away with time, refresher training for leader farmer is organised from Feb 2- Feb 5, 2020 with an objective to review the vegetable production and marketing fundamentals the leader farmers might have forgotten and brush up on new technical knowledge and skills.
The first day of the training which started with introduction of participants was followed by shedding light on the training objective by the project team. Mr. Deepak Poudel, Chief, PMAMP- PIU (Potato) Superzone, Kavre conducted brief session on vegetable nursery establishment and management. His session mainly focused on importance and types of nursery, types of soil sterilization of nursery bed and major problems of vegetable nursery along with their management. Next session was facilitated by Dr. Kedar Budathoki, Senior Scientist facilitated session on cultivation technology of off season vegetables. The final session for day one was facilitated by Arun GC, Agriculture Extension Officer, Ministry of Agricultural Development on Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) of Nepal. During all the session, participants actively interacted with the resource persons to clarify their doubts and queries. We will keep you posted so keep following us 🙂