Paddy Field Day at H.D. Kote

|||Paddy Field Day at H.D. Kote

Paddy Field Day at H.D. Kote

Suttur, Jan. 21, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, in association with the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IICR), Hyderabad, had organised ‘Direct sowing from drum seeder and integrated crop management in paddy,’ as part of the Paddy Field Day, at Maagudilu Village in H.D. Kote Taluk, of Mysuru District, on January 21, 2021.
Sri Satish S., In-charge Head, JSS KVK, Sri Shamraj, Cultivation Scientist, Dr. Venkatesh, Assistant Director, Agriculture Department, Mysuru, Sri Malelingaiah, Sri Basappa, leaders of Maagudilu Village, and Officer of the Janadhwani Community Radio participated in the program.
Speaking on the occasion, Sri Satish S., In-charge Head, JSS KVK spoke about the various aspects, including seed treatment method, its uses, integrated disease, and pest management, importantly cultivation method, mechanism, biological aspects, chemical method of management. He also explained how the crop can get proper air, light and how disease and pest problems could be controlled by direct sowing using the drum seeder method and also said that it will save production expenses.
Sri Shamraj, Scientist, explained how the land can be prepared through direct sowing method using seeder, method of sowing, water management, nutrition management, crop management. He also explained that the production expenses would be 40% lesser in the direct sowing method and also fetches more yield, thereby increasing the farmers increase by 60%.
Sri Marelingaiah suggested the farmers collect all information like timely utilization of modern technology, how to reduce production costs, method of growing multi-crop, and other agricultural aspects that would help increase their profits.
Dr. Venkatesh, Assistant Director, Agriculture Department explained the various facilities provided by the department and advised to utilize them properly.
Farmers Sri B.A. Basappa welcomed all and anchored. Sri M.K. Nagaraju gave a vote of thanks. More than 60 farmers and officers were present.

2021-01-22T12:28:10+00:00