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.

Veterinary & Animal Husbandry

Livestock and poultry provide a great deal of support towards sustaining the livelihoods of the Mokokchung district. Majority of the farmers follow mixed crop-livestock farming system wherein livestock rearing is integrated with food production. Livestock depends on crops and it’s by products for their feed and fodder requirement and return nutrients to the crops via manure for the sustainability of the system. 

Pig (accounting for 60% of total livestock population in the district) and poultry rearing are the most popular activities followed by dairy.  Meat and its products are in great demand without any social or religious taboos. All types of meat are relished by the people however there is a preference for Pork. The district contributes105000 and 324058 numbers of Livestock and poultry respectively, which accounts for 7.56% and 11.6 % of the total State population, rearing of rabbits is confined to the two areas of Mokokchung town and Ongpangkong. Among the different species of livestock and poultry found in the State, Mokokchung district does not have Mithun, Sheep, Horses & ponies. 

A wide gap exists between the total requirement and the domestic production as far as the meat, egg and milk products are concerned. 

A variety of factors are involved in the low productivity and production of different livestock and poultry based products, the most important factor being that, livestock or poultry production is  not considered as their primary occupation by the farmers. 

Success Stories

Commercial cultivation of french bean

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...