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Nashik 1

Event Name :
On farm trial on Mini Paddy thresher for small landholdings& tribal farmers
Event Venue :
At Sarul Tal Nashik
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,Dnyanagangotri,Near Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Contact person details :
Rajaram Patil
Subject Matter Specialist (Agril Engg.)
9422283360 02532230698
Event Date :
10/16/2017 To 10/31/2017
Objective: To reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy threshing and winnowing in small tribal farmers
Pre Event Description :
Nasik district has large area under paddy crop grown in western tract. Land holdings are small. Paddy harvesting and threshing are time consuming, high cost and drudgery operations. However, majority of the paddy operations are done manually. The threshing and winnowing operations in paddy are done manually separately with a traditional method. These operations are drudgerious, time consuming and costly It was planned to introduce self propelled paddy mini thresher cum winnowers for small farmers, to reduce the time, cost and drudgery in paddy harvesting and threshing in small tribal farmers.
Target Group: Farmer