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Event Name :
World Soil Day-2018
Event Venue :
ICAR-KVK, Shivamogga
KVK address :
ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Savalanga Road, Navule, Shivamogga
Contact person details :
Miss. Rekha M.V.
Subject Matter Specialist (Soil Science)
9481623920 08182295516
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: To impart the knowledge and awareness on importance of soil and its fertility management
Pre Event Description :
Dr. P. Narayanaswamy, Registrar, UAHS, Shivamogga inaugurated the programme. In his inaugural address, he said, World Soil Day is held on December 5th of every year to commemorate the birthday of His Highness Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand, who has dedicated his life in pursuit of protecting the precious resource–soil & stressed the farmers for soil testing & educated them to apply the recommended dosage of fertilizer based on soil testing report to reduce the cost of maintain the soil fertility & to get higher yield. Dr. T.S.Vageesh, Dean (PGS), Dr. M. Chidanandapp, Professor, UAHS, Shivamogga were participated as Chief Guests, Dr. B.R.Gurumurthy, DR, UAHS, Shivamogga presided over the programme. Dr. G.N.Thippeshappa, Professor & Head, Department of Soil science & Agricultural chemistry, College of Agriculture, Shivamogga participated as resource person & delivered the talk on importance of soil for food security & essential ecosystem functions.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Inauguration of World Soil Day by Dr. P. Narayanaswamy, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor (i/c) & Registrar, UAHS, Shivamogga