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Event Name :
World Soil day
Event Venue :
Rameshwara village, Doddaballapura taluk
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Hadonahalli Village, Doddaballapur Taluk,Bengaluru Rural District.
Contact person details :
Dr. Veeranagappa, P
Scientist (Soil Science)
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To create awareness about the importance of soil and maintanance of soil fertility for sustained crop production. Role of Agriculture interventions in maintaining soil productivity over the years Method demonstration on soil sampling and collection of soil samples Importance of soil testing and soil test based nutrients recommendations
Pre Event Description :
Soil day was organised at Rameshwara village of Doddaballapura taluk in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and ATMA project, Doddaballapura taluk. On this occassion 142 farmers and farmwomen were participated in the event. During the programme awareness was created on soil pollution and remediation. Suitable soil management aspects were discussed along with integrated crop management aspects for various crops of the district. 58 soil health cards were distributed.
Target Group: General Users
Image: Dr. Veeranagappa, Scientist briefed the gathering on Importance of soil day
Image: Distribution of soil health card to the farmer by ADA, Doddaballapura taluk