SKUAST-K holds capacity building training for dairy farmers

A two-day capacity building training programme for farmers on nutrition and housing management of dairy cattle organised by Mountain Livestock Research Institute (MLRI), Manasbal, SKUAST-K in collaboration with Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS), Kashmir was inaugurated here on Monday.

The training shall be given to 150 farmers from the districts Baramulla and Bandipore, in six batches of 25 farmers each, a statement issued by teh SKUAST-K said.

Prof JD Parrah, Chief Scientist and Head, MLRI, formally welcomed the first batch and stressed upon the importance of scientific housing and nutrition management for profitable dairy farming. Participants enthusiastically introduced themselves in the inaugural function and expressed joy for getting the opportunity to participate in the programme. Prof Parrah offered best wishes to the organizers and the participants for successful conduct of the programme.