Kisan Mobile Advisory Service

KVK Mokokchung is providing location specific advisory service on agri and allied activities in both local and english dialets through short messaging Service to all registered farmers, so far 350 registered farmers are availing this facility. Registration is free for all interested farmers of Mokokchung district and can be done by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sending a sms in the following numbers-9402343069/ 9615747236, 9436604002.

KVK Yisemyong French Beans cultivatorsFrench Bean is a traditional crop and the agroclimatic condition is vey suitable for its cultivation in Mokokchung district. However its cultivation is confined only for home consumption. In recent years its cultivation is gaining popularity due to its wide adaptability, fixes nitrogen, fits very well into various cropping systems and opening of market outlet.

Generally Jhum farmers cultivate Kharif crops and the field is left fallow during rabi season and cultivate second year Kharif crops and abandon the field. The rabi season between first and second year and the third year Jhum field can suitably be utilized for commercial cultivation of French bean without much expenditure on cultural operations.

 

KVK Yisemyong French BeansWith a twin purpose of judiciously utilizing the available fallow land and to go for commercial cultivation of French bean an FLD programme was conducted during the rabi season 2007 after harvest of first year Jhum paddy of Mr. Limalemba at Anentsuyong Project site in Mokokchung Village. The crop was sown in first week of September 2007 and harvested in December with a total yield of 6 quintals/ha. It was sold @ Rs. 25/Kg and he got Rs. 15,000/-. During the kharif season of 2008 the same FLD was conducted in an abandoned second year Jhum field. The crop was sown in first week of march 2008 and harvesting of fresh pods for vegetable purpose started from first week of June. In total 2500 Kgs of French bean pods were harvested which were sold @ Rs. 8/Kg fetching an income of Rs. 20000/-. Thus during one year with two cropping season he has earned Rs. 35,000/-. With a total expenditure of Rs. 15000/- and net return of Rs. 22,000/-. With his success recognized he is more determined to take up its cultivation in bigger area and many farmers are taking up commercial cultivation

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A women SHG comprising of 12 members was formed on 15th March 2004 under KVK adopted Mopungchuket Village. The rules and regulations to run the SHG was framed with the help of Programme Coordinator and got approved by the Village Council. In the initial stage each group member contributed Rs. 500/- towards the fund and Rs.10,000/- was given as...


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