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Event Name :
Training on soil testing,analysis and soil test based fertilizer application in fruit crops.
Event Venue :
krishi Vigyan Kendra,Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Nashik
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Dnyanagangotri,Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Contact person details :
Mr. Mangesh Vyavahare
Programme Assistant
9403774763 02532230698
Event Date :
8/28/2017 To 8/28/2017
Objective: 1.To create awareness of soil testing amongs rural youth.2.To create awareness of soil test based ferti.application .3.To develop skill of soil testing, analysis and its interpretation.
Pre Event Description :
KVK organizing one training on soil testing,analysis and soil test based fertilizer application in fruit crops.there are 35 rural youth participating in this training programme.
Target Group: Unemployed Youth
Male Count: 35
Female Count:0
SC Count:5
ST Count:0
Chief Guest's Name: Shri.Mangesh Traymbak Vyavahare
Chief Guest's Remarks:Soil analysis is a valuable tool for balanced use of chemical fertilizers. Success of soil testing depends on proper collection of representative soil sample, correct methods of soil analysis and interpretation of soil test values. He also told soil health cards should be easily understood to farmers. Rural youth is the key persons who take initiative in awareness programme in soil test based fertilizer application.
Post Event Details:Soil Testing is the one of the important tool for diagnosing soil health. Most of the Farmers are not aware of Soil Testing and balance use of Chemical Fertilizers and integrated use of nutrient management which tends to result in reduce crop productivity. KVK frequently organizes training on Soil Testing & Fertilizer use for rural youth. KVK organized one training program on soil testing, interpretation & fertilizer recommendation in cereals & fruit crops. In this training program total 35 rural youth were participated. Skills in how to prepare soil sample before analysis, analysis of available nutrient i.e Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Organic Carbon, Calcium Carbonate,Soil PH & EC were imparted during the training. Training regarding interpretation of soil test value & preparing Soil Health Card was also given. Demonstration of Mridaparikashak mini Soil Testing Kit was given to the participants.
Image: Training on soil testing,analysis,interpretation and fertilizer recommendation in fruit crops.