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Event Name :
World Soil Day
Event Venue :
ICAR-KVK, Hulkoti, Gadag district
KVK address :
ICAR-K.H.Patil Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Hulkoti,Distt. Gadag
Contact person details :
Staff of KVK
Scientists of KVK, Gadag
9482554328 08372289606
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: To create awareness among farming community about the soil health and importance of soil testing & following recommendations of the soil analysis so as to enable farmers to get optimum crop productivity.
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day was celebrated at ICAR-KVK, Gadag. More than 750 participants were present during the course of celebration. The event was inaugurated by Vice President of Zilla Panchayat, Gadag and presided over by Chairman of the standing committee on agriculture at Zilla Panchayat, Gadag. Number of ZP, TP and GP functionaries and Department Officers were present in the function. Expert talk was given by Dr. P.L.Patil, Professor and Head, Division of Soil Science, UAS, Dharwad on soil health and fertility management. Video was screened during the programme. Further, KVK scientists delivered lectures on soil testing and understanding the soil analysis report and preparation and usage of organic inputs for maintaining soil health and fertility. Later the farmers were taken to KVK farm wherein soil and water conservation structures and soil fertility measures were demonstrated along with number of Rabi season crops. Soil health cards were given to the farmers.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Chief Guest Mrs. Roopa Angadi, Vice President, Zilla Panchayat, Gadag speaking on the occasion of Soil Health Day
Image: Screening of video addressed by Honourable PM during Soil Health Day celebration