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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
KVK,Banavasi, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh
KVK address :
Krishi VIgyan Kendra,Banavasi village,Yemmiganur Mandal,Distt. Kurnool
Contact person details :
Dr. G. Prasad Babu
Programme Coordinator, KVK, Banavasi
kvk_banavasi@rediffmail.com
7702366115
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness on importance of soil, types of soils, value of soils, its formation processes, time taken to form one inch of soil was explained to the farmers. Further awareness on conversion of farm waste into compost and its application as organic manure to improve the soil fertility was created.
Pre Event Description :
At the outset awareness on importance of soil, types of soils, value of soils, its formation processes, time taken to form one inch of soil was explained to the farmers. Every farmer must understand and practice soil health management practices to sustain the mobility of life on the earth. To maintain soil health one should adopt techniques like application of FYM, Vermicompost, Green Manures, Green Leaf Manures, crop residual compost, farm waste compost, application of bio fertilizers like Azatobactor, Rhizobium, Anabina, Azolla, PSB, Azospirillum to the soil. In addition to this farmers should avoid excessive and indiscriminate use of fertilizers, weedicides, and pesticides to prevent soil pollution. Farmers were explained about importance of soil test based fertilizer application in cost reduction and soil health management. Further awareness on conversion of farm waste into compost and its application as organic manure to improve the soil fertility was created.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Hoarding establishment at KVK, Banavasi: World Soil Health Day
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