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Event Name :
World Soil Day - 2017
Event Venue :
District Collectorate, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu.
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Elumichangiri, Mallinayanapalli (PO) Krishanagiri Taluk & District
Contact person details :
Dr. T. SUNDARRAJ
SENIOR SCIENTIST AND HEAD
drsundarraj@yahoo.co.in
9443888644 04343296039
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Awareness creation on the soil testing and the importance of soil health management for a sustainable agriculture.
Pre Event Description :
World Soil Day 2017 has been celebrated in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Krishnagiri and Regional Research Station, TNAU, Paiyur at Office of District Collector, Krishnagiri on December 5th, 2017. The District Collector Mr. C. Kathiravan, IAS, has presided over the programme and distributed the Soil health cards to the farmers. A folder on "Soil sampling method for the Soil testing" has been prepared by KVK, Krishnagiri and released during the programme. Mr. R. Ganeshan, Joint Director of Agriculture, Dr. N. Tamil Selvan, Professor and Head, RRS, TNAU, Paiyur, Dr. Mohan, Principal Scientist, NBAIR, Bengaluru, Dr. Saravanan, Veterinary Surgeon, District Live Stock Farm, Mathigiri, Krishnagiri and Representatives from Pesticides and Fertiliser companies have participated in the programme and delivered technical talks. Around 450 farmers participated in the programme.
Target Group: Farmer
Image: World Soil Day programme on December 5, 2017.
Image: World Soil Day programme on December 5, 2017
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