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Event Name :
Modern technology in Potato Production
Event Venue :
Village- Agaskhind, Tal- Sinnar, Dist- Nashik
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Dnyanagangotri,Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Contact person details :
Hemraj Rajput
Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture)
rajsurabh@yahoo.com
9422773602 02532230698
Event Date :
12/23/2017 To 12/23/2017
Objective: Potato is non traditional crop in Nashik district. About 50-55 hact. area is under potato cultivation in western part of Nashik district. Potato growers farmers facing different problems from selection of variety, planting method, irrigation and nutrition management to post harvest management. To solve those problem training on potato cultivation techniques is organised.
Pre Event Description :
Potato growing farmers in major pocket of Sinnar tahasil of Nashik district. Farmers are cultivating potato in Rabi season. Farmers are not getting timely and quality planting material. Bacterial blight is major disease infestation causes major losses in potato. For proper nutritional as well as irrigation management farmers need proper guidance. So, Training on potato cultivation with scientific and modern techniques is organised in major potato growing pocket in village- Agaskhind. About 45-50 farmers will be participate in programme. Mr. Ganesh Jadhav Agronomist and director of shidhivinayak Agro processing company Pune is invited as expert to guide the farmers.Mr. Mangesh Vayvhare, Training Assitant(Soil Science) and Mr. Hemraj Rajput , SMS (horticulture) of KVK expert also guide on soil, water and nutrient management in Potato cultivation. Training will be conducted with Audio -visual aids with PPt to understand the technology in better way.
Target Group: Farmer
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