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Event Name :
World Soil Day-2019
Event Venue :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shivamogga
KVK address :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Savalanga Road, Navule, Shivamogga
Contact person details :
Ms. Rekha M. V.
Scientist (Soil Science)
7411295034 08182295516
Event Date :
12/5/2019 To 12/5/2019
Objective: To impart the knowledge and awareness on importance of soil and its fertility management
Pre Event Description :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shivamogga has organized World Soil Day-2019 under the theme ‘Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future’ in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Shivamogga. Programme was inaugurated by Dr. M. Kiran Kumar, JDA, Department of Agriculture, Shivamogga.Dr. S. P. Nataraju, Director of Extension, UAHS, Shivamogga presided over the programme.Dr. Sarvajna B. Salimath, Assistant Professor (Soil Science), participated as resource person. During the programme, farmers were educated about importance of soil health cards, application of recommended dosage of fertilizer to sustain the fertility status and to optimize crop production and it is essential because fertile soils are necessary to grow healthy crops.
Target Group: General Users
Image: WSD inauguration by Dr. M. Kian Kumar, JDA, Shivamogga and other dignitaries joined their hands.
Image: Dr. M. Kian Kumar, JDA, Shivamogga addressing the gathering about importance of soil and its fertility status