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Event Name :
Soil Health Day
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yaganatipalle
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Yagantipalli, PO. BanaganapalliDistt. Kurnool
Contact person details :
K.Venkata Ramanaiah
Subject Matter Specialist (Soil Science)
Event Date :
12/5/2015 To 12/5/2015
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day was conducted on 05.12.2015 at KVK, Yagantipalle. The meeting was presided over by Sri. P.Balaji, Secretary, Shri Hanumantharaya Educational and Charitable Society. Sri. B. C. Janardhan Reddy, MLA, Banaganapalle Assembly Constituency was honoured as chief guest for this event. He stressed on the role of organic manures in soil health improvement. Sri. T.Vijay Kumar IAS, Special Chief Secretary (Agriculture), Govt. of AP emphasized importance of soil organic carbon in soil health management and need to follow crop rotation, mixed cropping, residue incorporation and use of organics. He said that farmer is the best scientist. Smt. G.Dhanalakshmi, Programme Coordinator explained about the various activities taken up by KVK since its inception for the benefit of farming community. Dr. Y. Padmalatha, ADR, RARS, Nandyal, Smt. U. Uma Maheswaramma, JDA, Kurnool and Dr. K. Dattatri, Principal Scientist, ATARI, Hyderabad stressed on importance of World Soil Health Day .
Image: Soil Health Day