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Event Name :
World Soil Day 2017 and Farmer Scientist Interaction
Event Venue :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Borgaon Tal. Dist. Satara
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Borgaon Satara District, Maharashtra
Contact person details :
Shri. B. M. Yadgirwar, Shri S. B. Sakate, Shri. M. M. Pacharne, Dr. M. S. Babar, Shri. S. S. Patil
SMSs and Programe Assistant (Lab Technician)
Event Date :
12/5/2017 To 12/5/2017
Objective: Awareness regarding Soil health Management, Distribution of Soil Health Cards, Use of fertilizers according to soil test reports for Rabi season crops
Pre Event Description :
5th December is celebrated as World soil Day. Due to increasing pressure of higher crop yield production farmers are using fertilizers in indiscriminate quantities which is leading to poor soil health. To ensure soil health need to be educated regarding fertilizer management and cropping pattern.
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 111
Female Count:10
SC Count:0
ST Count:0
Chief Guest's Name: Shri. Mohan Pawar, Chairman, Agriculture Comittee, Z. P. Satara
Chief Guest's Remarks:Maintaining soil health is the responsibility ai every person because soil health is important for every aspect of life
Post Event Details:The World soil Day and Farmers Scientist Interaction for Rabi crops was organized in collaboration with ATMA, Satara and RCF Satara. To sensitize the farmers regarding soil health, lectures were arranged on Rabi crop management, Sugarcane crop management, Balanced use of fertilizers, Soil health management, Soil and water conservation, Rabi vegetable production, Farmers and extension workers from district were present.
Image: Lectures and Farmer Scientist Interaction at World Soil Day 2017
Image: Distribution of Soil Health Cards, Film Show, Visit to Mobile soil testing Van and ATIC