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Event Name :
WORLD SOIL DAY
Event Venue :
KVK CAMPUS
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Yagantipalli, PO. BanaganapalliDistt. Kurnool
Contact person details :
K.Venkata Ramanaiah
Subject Matter Specialist (Soil Science)
ramanakv69@gmail.com
9440238071
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: 1. To improve Soil Organic Carbon 2. To improve physical and biological properties of soils 3. To increase productivity and income
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day was conducted on 05.12.2017 at KVK, Yagantipalle, Kurnool district. The meeting was presided over by Sri. P.Balaji, Secretary, Shri Hanumantharaya Educational and Charitable Society. Dr.V. Damodara Naidu, Vice-Chancellor, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur was chief guest for the event. He addressed the gathering on importance of soil organic carbon in soil health management and need to follow crop rotation, mixed cropping, residue incorporation, use of organics, soil test based nutrient management for soil health improvement to enhance productivity and farm income. Dr. N.V. Naidu ,Director of Research, ANGRAU stressed on the role of organic manures in soil health improvement and cost reduction technologies. Dr. T. Ramesh Babu, Dean of Agriculture, ANGRAU highlighted importance of soil healthcard and farmers role in soil organic carbon improvement practices.
Target Group: General Users
Image: Distribution of Soil Health Cards by Chief Guest Dr.V. Damodara Naidu, Vice-Chancellor, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur, A.P.
Image: Farmers attended the programme
Video :World Soil Day Celebration.
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