IMPHAL Sept 1: A technical session on farming techniques of pineapples was held today at Hotel Nirmala today. The technical aspect of today’s session was conducted by professor W Ingo Meitei, head of Horticulture department of Central Agriculture University, Iroisemba.
The professor highlighted the advantages of pineapple farming and the economic returns of taking up such a venture. He said that the soil and climatic conditions of the state is very suitable for pineapple farming and there is abundance of plantation area in the hill areas.
Further he said that that the model farm at Andro has yielded crops perennially and the farmers have become more financially free now.