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Event Name :
Celebration of World Soil Day 2017 and Rabbi Kisan Mela
Event Venue :
Pimpari Farm, Dhule
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Parola Chaufuli ,NH3,Distt. Dhule
Contact person details :
Dr. Pankaj Patil
Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Protection)
9604080816 02562230362
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Celebration of World Soil Day and distribution of Soil Health Cards to farmers. Making awareness about Soil health. Also celebration of Rabi Kisan Mela 2017 and Making awareness of improved cultural practices for Rabi crops.
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day 2017 was celebrated on 5th December, 2017 by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhule. The programme was jointly organised by Dept. of Agril, Govt. of Maharashtra & Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhule. Soil Health Cards were distributed to farmers at the hands of Dr. Ramchandra Perne, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Dhule and Shri B.K. Warghade, SAO, Dhule. Keeping in view the theme for celebration of World Soil Day 2017 " Caring for the planet start from the ground", various lectures pertaining to soil health, importance of soil testing, soil test based fertilizer applications, organic farming , Reclamation of Saline soils, Soil conservation measures etc. were arranged. Rabi season farmers rally was organised on this occasion deliberations on contemporary issues like management of pink ball worm in cotton crop, improved cultivation practices for wheat & gram were under taken on this day. 274 farmers from Dhule district were present for this programme.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: Dr. Ritu Thakare, Associate Prof. (Soil Science Agriculture Chemistry), College of Agriculture, Dhule delivered lecture to farmers.
Image: Participated farmers