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Event Name :
ICAR-KVK-Alappuzha celebrated ‘World Soil Day’
Event Venue :
Palamel Panchayath Community Hall
KVK address :
ICAR-KVK-Alappuzha, ICAR-CPCRI, Regional Station, Kayamkulam, PO. Krishnapuram, Distt. Alappuzha
Contact person details :
Subject Matter Specialist(Soil Science)
9447429759 04792449268
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: The message ‘Maintaining the soil and water resources in healthy condition by following good agricultural practices for productivity enhancement and a healthy society’ was conveyed to the people in the ‘World Soil Day celebrations’ organized by the ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra –Alappuzha in association with Department of Agricultural Development and Farmers’ Welfare .
Pre Event Description :
Sri K. Biju, Vice President, Palamel Grama panchayath inaugurated the programme and distributed soil health cards to farmers. Soil health cards were prepared by analyzing representative geo-referenced soil samples from all the six panchayaths of the block in the KVK laboratory. Fertilizer recommendations based on the soil test for the major crops like coconut, banana, tubers, and turmeric were worked out and provided in the soil health cards ready for distribution to 48 farmers of the block. Smt. Priya K. Nair, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Bharanikkavu Block and four members of Palamel Grama Panchayath addressed the farmers on the occassion. An awareness talk on ‘Good Agriculture practices for healthy soil’ was delivered by Dr. K. Sajnanath, SMS, ICAR KVK – Alappuzha. Sri. Rajeev M.S., Dr. T. Sivakumar and Smt. G. Lekha, SMSs, KVK participated in the ‘Interface on Scientific cultivation of Banana and vegetables’. About 135 farmers and officials of krishi bhavans attended .
Target Group: Farmer
Image: ICAR-KVK-Alappuzha Celebrated ‘World Soil Day’
Image: ICAR-KVK-Alappuzha Celebrated ‘World Soil Day’