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  • Fodder plantation held in Phuentsholing geog

    UntitledJune 2, Chukha: Coinciding with the Social Forestry Day on June 2, the National Centre for Animal Nutrition (NCAN) in collaboration with the Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tsimasham and the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha carried out fodder plantation under the ‘Contract fodder grower program’ for the dairy farmers in Phuentsholing geog. The program was started to mark the importance of the day and continued till June 7.

    The opening was attended by the geog gup, mangmi, Chukha Dzongkhag Livestock Officer and members of the Phuentsholing Gonor Chetuen Tshogpa (Dairy group) among others.

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  • Social Forestry Day 2015 Commemorative Plantation at NPiDC, Gelephu

    Glimpses of Plantation Activity at the NPiDC campus at Gelephu
    Glimpses of Plantation Activity at the NPiDC campus at Gelephu

    In order to join the Nation in Social Forestry Day celebration on 2nd June 2015 coinciding with the Coronation day of the 4th King, a commemorative plantation was carried out at the National Piggery Development Centre (NPiDC) campus at Gelephu. Around 300 saplings of horticultural and aesthetic values were planted covering area of one acre. Species include aracanut, mango, leechi, coffee and ashoka saplings.

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  • Ramjarpas harvest water melon for the first time in Wangringmo

    Farmers with their produce
    Farmers with their produce

    Trashiyangtse: A semi commercial water melon production in Wangringmo, Ramjar geog began in March 2015 under the research outreach program/HRDP Post Project Activity 2015. The program was aimed to diversify crop production, intensify land use (relay cropping after paddy) and also to utilise the irrigation facilities put in Wangringmo by the Department and the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector in the past.

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