Vegetable seeds, natural insecticides provided to farmers of home gardens in ChaungU

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The Forest Department of ChaungU Township in Monywa District of Sagaing Region provided 27 kinds of crop seeds and natural insecticides to the farmers for their manageable scale home gardens on 12 August. The officials gave 108 packages containing 27 kinds of seeds and insecticides to 15 farmers of five village-tracts of ChaungU Township.
“For home gardens, we provided vegetable seeds and homemade insecticides to reduce the use of chemicals to the farmers in five village-tracts. Then, we also gave them to Aye Yeik Mon, home for the women. We will continue to cooperate with the farmers in conducting educating programmes regarding with agrotech,” said township department head Daw Khin Myat Myat Oo.
The township Forest Department is providing the needed vegetable seeds and natural insecticide to the local farmers to develop a home garden for earning extra incomes, and as eating the fresh vegetables provides health benefits. Moreover, there is a home garden in office compound in accordance with the instruction of the head of Sagaing Region Agriculture Department and arrangements are being made to start a home garden in Khin Mon technology dissemination centre.—Lu Lay/GNLM

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