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Event Name :
World Soil day 2018 Celebration at ICAR-KVK Gonikoppal, Kodagu
Event Venue :
KVK Gonikoppal, Kodagu
KVK address :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Gonikoppal, Kodagu District.
Contact person details :
Shri Prabhakar
SMS Horticulture
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To celebrate World Soil Day in collaboration with Department of Agriculture
Pre Event Description :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonikoppal organized World Soil Day in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Virajpet taluk . The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Selvi, President, Gram Panchayath, Gonikoppal. Smt. Reena Assistant Director of Agriculture, briefed about the importance of Krishi Abiyana. Dr. Saju George Senior Scientist & Head, highlighted the importance of World soil day and role of organic carbon and beneficial micro organisms in maintaining soil health and its crop production to the gathered farmers. Smt. Pankaja, Zilla Panchayath memeber and Shri Prakash, Taluk Panchayath member were grace the occasion. On the occasion, distributed soil health cards to the farmers, and released extension folder on “importance of soil testing and its recommendation for sustainable agriculture”.Method demonstration of soil pH and measurement of bulk density of black pepper was demonstrated to the participants. The programme was coordinated by Prabhakara SMS(Horticulture).
Target Group: General Users
Image: Release of publication by guests
Image: inauguration of exhibition