Suttur, September 22, 2021: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, in association with the ITC and Outreach Organizations, Mysuru, had jointly organized a practical experience training program for the farmers at the JSS KVK center in Suttur. Dr. Vinay G.M., Scientist, Horticulture Department who participated in this program explained to the participants how to grow vegetable plants using the protray method, method of growing one-eyed plants, papaya, drumstick, etc. He also explained the method of growing mango and cheeku plants, coconut plants using transplantation methods by demonstrating.
A demonstration was also held showing the method of preparing low-cost vermicompost. He explained to the participants that the worms will consume the food available in the soil. He also explained that fertilizer can be prepared using several organic materials available in our surroundings like animal waste, coconut fiber, sugarcane waste, banana plant stem, green leaves, etc. These things can be collected and mixed with cow dung and cow urine and stored near the fertilizer production place and good fertilizer can be produced by letting it rot a little.
JSS KVK In-charge Chief, Senior Scientist Divya explained the seed treatment methods in paddy crops, crop management, and management of integrated nutrition. Soil Scientist Rajanna spoke about the method of soil sampling, methods that need to be followed for maintenance of soil health, and management of integrated nutrition in the banana crop.
JSS KVK Senior Scientist Manjunath Angadi and scientists Shamraj, Netravati, Rakshith Raj, Gangadhar Hipparagi, and other staff were present. About 30 farmers from Arave Village in Hunsur Taluk took part in the training program.