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Event Name :
Demonstration on Vermi-beds
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Dnyanagangotri,Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Contact person details :
Archana M. Deshmukh
Subject Matter Specialist (Home Science)
9403774698 02532230698
Event Date :
3/23/2017 To 3/23/2017
Objective: To recycle the agro-waste into vermicompost through Vermi-beds
Pre Event Description :
20 Vermi-beds will be provided to the farmers from Tryambakeshwar and Chandwad tahsils of Nashik District. The scientific method of filling the beds and harvesting the vermicompost will be demonstrated to the farmers.
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 20
Female Count:0
SC Count:0
ST Count:20
Chief Guest's Name: Prof. Raosaheb Patil
Chief Guest's Remarks:Turning garbage into gold is the need of hour. Vermicompost is the best way to turn agro-waste in nutrition rich organic fertilizer. Each farmer should make efforts to install the vermicompost unit at their farm. To maintain the soil health as well crop health, vermicompost plays a key role.
Post Event Details:20 Vermi- beds were distributed to the farmers from 2 tahsils of Nashik district. The total know-how were given about vermicompost to the participants. The knowledge about scientific method of filling the beds, harvesting the vermicompost, its nutrition value for the crops were given to the farmers.
Image: Installing the Vermi-bed unit at field
Image: Demonstration of filling the Vermi-beds