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Event Name :
On Farm Testing : Self propelled paddy mini thresher cum winnowers
Event Venue :
Chirapali, Tal. Trimbakeshwar
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 :
10/19/2016 To 10/31/2016
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 manually separately with a traditional method. These operations are drudgerious, time consuming and costly It was planned to introduce self propelled paddy mini thresher cum winnowers for small farmers, to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting and threshing in small tribal farmers.
Image: Nasik district has large area under paddy crop grown in western tract. However, majority of the paddy operations are done manually. The threshing and winnowing operations in paddy are done manually separately with a traditional method. It was planned to introduce self propelled paddy mini thresher cum winnowers for small farmers, to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting and threshing in small tribal farmers. The OFT and its community use shall continue for next one month.
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