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Event Name :
Mechanical Agricultural Waste management through Mechanical grape twine Mulcher during April/October pruning of Grapes (Shaktiman Mulcher)
Event Venue :
Vanasgaon, Girnare Tal Nashik Dist 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.)
rajarambpatil@gmail.com
9422283360 02532230698
Event Date :
4/13/2019 To 4/13/2019
Objective: To make aware the Farmers about benefits of Agro Waste management in Grapes & its mechanization to improve the soil health To demonstrate the commercial model in Mechanical Agro Waste management in grapes
Pre Event Description :
Consistent use of Organic matter has the great importance in agricultural productivity. Decline in quantum of livestock in the rural areas has resulted in reduced use of organic matter in the agriculture. This has substantially deteriorated the soil and crop response. The district is known for Grape and vegetable crops. Even though, recycling of agro waste is need of the hour, it is attached to the drudgery, cost of labor and time required, which makes it less sustainable. However, the efficient mechanization help in reducing the cost, time and labor required to recycle the agro waste. It not only improves the crop health but also opens up another self employment opportunity through custom hiring.
Target Group: Farmer
Male Count: 18
Female Count:0
SC Count:0
ST Count:0
Chief Guest's Name: Rajaram Patil, SMS Agril Engg. KVK Nashik
Chief Guest's Remarks:Farmers were made aware of recycling of agricultural waste to improve soil health. Mechanization in recycling of agro waste from grape, sugarcane, vegetables is the need of the hour. This can be up scaled on large areas with the use of commercial grape twine bed mulcher through custom hiring.
Post Event Details:Farmers were made aware of recycling of agricultural waste to improve soil health. Commercial grape twine bed mulcher from Shaktiman brand was also demonstrated. Farmers were satisfied with the performance of the machine. This machine is efficient and cost effective. Presently rupees Rs.1600/- per acre are being charged for operations for grapes.
Image: Demonstration commercial mulcher for grape twines in Farmers Grape orchard at Vanasgaon Girnare Tal Nashik Dist Nashik
Video :Demonstration commercial mulcher for grape twines in Farmers Grape orchard at Vanasgaon Girnare Tal Nashik Dist Nashik
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