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Event Name :
Demostration of self propelled paddy vertical conveyor reaper
Event Venue :
Tribal village, Chirapali, Tal. Trimbakeshwar Dist Nashik
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Dnyanagangotri,Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Contact person details :
Rajaram Patil
Subject Matter Specialist (Agril Engg.)
rajarambpatil@gmail.com
9422283360 02532230698
Event Date :
10/16/2017 To 11/10/2017
Objective: To reduce Cost, Time and drudgery in Paddy harvesting. To demonstrate self propelled paddy reapers in paddy harvesting in small tribal farmers. To encourage tribal youths for custom hiring enterpreneurship.
Pre Event Description :
Nasik district has large area under paddy crop grown in western tract. Land holdings are small. Paddy harvesting and threshing are time consuming, high cost and drudgery operations. However, majority of the paddy operations are done manually The threshing and winnowing operations in paddy are done separately & manually with the traditional methods. These operations are drudgerious, time consuming and costly It is planned to demonstrate self propelled paddy reapers for small farmers, to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting in small tribal farmers
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 10
Female Count:2
SC Count:0
ST Count:12
Chief Guest's Name: Rajaram Patil, Subject Matter Specialist
Chief Guest's Remarks:Nasik district has large area under paddy. Land holdings are small. Paddy harvesting and threshing are time consuming, high cost and drudgery operations. The threshing and winnowing operations in paddy are done separately & manually with the traditional methods. These operations are drudgerious, time consuming and costly. introduction of self propelled paddy reapers for small farmers shall help to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting in small tribal farmers.
Post Event Details:This was aimed to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting in small tribal farmers. One Tribal Self help group was also given the responsibility to operate the custom hiring activity on moderate cost basis. This group provided the reaper services in adjoining 5 villages. The reaper shall be handed over to tribal group for custom hiring.
Image: Paddy Vertical Conveyor Reaper Demo at Village Chirapali, tal trimbakeshwar
Video :Demonstation of vertical conveyor reaper at chirapali, trimbakeshwar and use by farmer
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