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LEH: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nyoma, SKUAST-K conducted two awareness programmes on ‘Hygienic Production of Meat and Meat Products’ at Tsaga and on ‘Integrated Farming System’ at Hanle villages of Changthang region.
Dr Anwar Hussain, Scientist, Food Technology highlighted the nutritional value of meat at Tsaga. He said that protein from animal source is the complete one with all the essential amino acids important for human body growth. He stressed about the hygiene to be maintained during production of meat and meat products as people of Changthang region rely on meat from goats, sheep and yak during the harsh winter where temperature dips below minus 30 degree Celsius.
Dr. H.L Verma, Scientist, Agricultural Extension, while speaking about the integrated farming system at Hanle, said that farmers should go for possible integrated farming systems like crop production-animal rearing, vegetable cultivation-animal rearing, fodder production-animal rearing, animal rearing-manure or compost production, preservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in order to meet the self requirements, crop security as well as income generation. He said that, vermi-composting could be a possible venture if it is successful which is under trial at the centre.
A team of scientists visited different villages of Nyoma Block from June 27 to 29 to check the status of vegetables being grown in protected structures (low tunnels and poly-houses). The team comprised of Dr Kunzes Angmo, Dr Sonam Spaldon, Dr. H.L Verma and Jigmet Laskit.
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