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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2018
Event Venue :
KVK, Adilabad
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Agricultural Research Station,Distt. Adilabad
Contact person details :
Dr. Y. Prveen Kumar
Programme Coordinator
Event Date :
12/5/2018 To 12/5/2018
Objective: World Soil Day 2018
Pre Event Description :
On the eve of World soil day Krishi Vigyan Kendra has celebrated World soil day with more than 120 gathering. The programme was inaugurated by the Smt. Asha Kumari, DAO, Adilabad, Scientist form ARS, DAATTC and District Agriculture Department officials. On the eve of world soil day pledge was taken and explained about importance of soil testing, collection of the soil and water sample, fertilizers recommendation based on soil test values. Majority of the farmers were applying excessive fertilizers than crop requirement it not only increases the cost of cultivation and making soil pollution. So have created the awareness about the importance soil testing to reduce the cost of cultivation on fertilizers and increase the yields. Discussed about Soil health management, how to increase the soil health, what are the measure to be taken to increase soil health i.e intercropping, bio fertilizers, organic manures, green manures, crop rotation and organic farming. Distributed soil health cards
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day under TSP 2018
Image: World Soil Day under TSP 2018