Farm advisory service is an important thrust area of KVK. The Kendra has
recently started advisory services.
The SMS from KVK would
offer technical guidance to the farmers of the villages of South Tripura
KVK joins hands with the animal husbandry department in organising animal
health camps at villages not having veterinary facilities. Vaccination and
deworming are the major work done during these camps, besides treating animals
for ailments like infertility and repeat breeder.
Technology Information Spread: To
keep the farmers well informed of the programmes and for quick dissemination
of technologies, Farmers' Discussion Groups can be organised at the village
level to debate on the agriculture related issues and to approach KVK in sorting them out.
Training Programmes at KVK: Training programmes are offered by KVK in the fields of
agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries and extension
education. The programmes are planned in advance of the ensuing agricultural
season taking into consideration the cropping pattern and farming system.
Front Line Demonstrations: The
Front Line Demonstrations on Oilseeds and Pulses have been in implementation
since last decades, aiming at increasing the productivity of crops like groundnut, bengal gram, black gram and red gram by way of introducing low- cost technologies
including introduction of new varieties/hybrids.
refine the generated technologies to suit the local situations, "On Farm
Testing" is carried out with farmers' participation. Every year 30-40
trials are conducted under this programme.
dissemination of knowledge and skill is a must as technologies generated on
the previous day become obsolete the next day. Therefore, the SMS of KVK take
the help of trained farmers in transferring the technologies to each and every