Training Activites

Farmers’ Training on Smart Farming

Training Date: 23-24 August 2022

Location: CNR, Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan

Training Participants (Trainees): Total 26 participants
- Non-teaching staff from CNR: 2 persons
- Educated farmers: 24 persons

Training topics
- Smart monitoring, control, and automation
- Agro-Business: Business modelling
- Digital agriculture, data capture, storage, and transfer

Training topics
- Installation of an automated weather station
- Smart irrigation
- Evaporative cooling pad
- Smart farming in Bhutan: experiences and challenges in Nahi gewog
- Hands-on practice of smart irrigation, cooling pad, and soil and EC sensors
- Standardization
- Agro-health and safety: Diseases, pest, and fertilizer management, food safety and traceability
- Orientation to the e-learning platform