Increasing Farmers Income through Demonstration of Climate Resilient Technology

Rekhamoni Gogoi *

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhemaji, India.

N. Bhuyan

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhemaji, India.

G. Gogoi

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhemaji, India.

R.K. Saud

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, India.

A. K. Borthakur

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhemaji, India.

S. Gogoi

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhemaji, India.

M. Neog

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The project TDC-NICRA (National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture) was initiated in KVK, Dhemaji from 2021-22 in Magurmari village of Simen-Chapori Block under the District Dhemaji. The village was affected by flood every year leaving the villagers in a state of destitute. Majority of the farmers of Magurmari village were marginal farmer. Flood, irrigation, water conservation, diseases infestation on plant and occupational migration were the major problem of the village due to which crop failure occurs which leads low income of the farmers. To establish climate resilient agriculture in Magurmari village Demonstration on submergence tolerant rice variety ‘Ranjit sub-1’, medium duration rice variety Numoli, Cultivation of megha turmeric through organic mulching, cultivation of rabi vegetables using paddy straw as organic mulch and Low cost raised bed vermicompost production interventions were taken up in magurmari village. The study revealed that these climate resililient technology weer provd to be boom in magurmari village which help the farmers to increase the farm production and their income to a great extent.

Keywords: NICRA, flood, climate, agriculture, intervention


How to Cite

Gogoi, Rekhamoni, N. Bhuyan, G. Gogoi, R.K. Saud, A. K. Borthakur, S. Gogoi, and M. Neog. 2024. “Increasing Farmers Income through Demonstration of Climate Resilient Technology”. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change 14 (4):100-109. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2024/v14i44101.

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