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Kurnool 1

Event Name :
To introduce Cycle Weeders for reducing drudgery of farm women in weeding operations.
Event Venue :
Amadala, H.Kottala and R.S.Rangapuram.
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Yagantipalli, PO. BanaganapalliDistt. Kurnool
Contact person details :
K.Lakshmi Priya
Programme Assistant (Homescience)
Event Date :
11/29/2017 To 1/13/2018
Objective: Weeding implements were introduced for small and marginal farm families for weeding operations and also with main emphasis on reducing drudgery of farm women and also to reduce labour wages.
Pre Event Description :
With Cycle weeders for weeding in Tomato crop, cost on weeding was reduced by 60% and drudgery was recorded as moderate than manual weeding which was recorded from moderate to max.. Farm women also expressed that they need practice for easy operation of the implement.
Target Group: Farm Women