Progress Report (April 2016 to March 2017)

Kharif 2016

Trainings

During Kharif 2016 the KVK, Bageshwar has organized 25 training programmes with 625 beneficiaries (324 males, 301 females) for farm women, rural youth, extension functionaries and sponsored trainings programmes on various topics related to the following discipline.

Table 1.1 Training Programmes conducted

S.N. Discipline No. of Training Programmes No. of Trainees
1 Veterinary Science 07 Male : 137
Female : 58
Total : 195
2 Home Science 07 Male : 07
Female : 136
Total : 143
3 Plant Protection 08 Male : 134
Female : 72
Total : 206
4 Sponsored Training Programme 03 Male : 46
Female : 35
Total : 81
Total 25 Male : 324
Female : 301
Total : 625

Front line demonstrations during Kharif 2016

During kharif 2016 the KVK , Bageshwar has conducted Front Line Demonstrations (FLD’s) on different Kharif crops covering in 27.72 ha areas (999 beneficiaries) at farmer’s field.

Table 2.1 FLDs in Kharif 2016.

Crops Variety Area (ha.) No. Of Demonstration No. of Benefishries Average Production(qtl/ha) % Production Increase
Cereals Paddy (irrigated) Vivek dhan 62, 85, VL Dhan 65.
Paddy( rainfed)Vivek dhan154
8.0
0.70
106
25
106
25
Demonstration : 40.56
24.27
Farmer Practice : 30.20
17.20
34.30
41.10
Millets VL Mandua 324,352, VL Madira 207 & PRJ1. 6.5 141 141 Demonstration : 17.71
Farmer Practice : 13.05
35.70
Oil Seed VL Soya 47 2.0 139 139 Demonstration : 22.70
Farmer Practice : 15.10
50.33
Pulses VL Gahat 10
VL Arhar1
2.0
7.5
166
215
166
215
Demonstration : 11.75
7.67
Farmer Practice : 9.80
New Introduction
19.89
100
Vegetables Okra- Selection-9 0.52 142 142 Demonstration : 105
Farmer Practice : 84
25
Animal Science Backyard Poultry Farming - Chabro-600 nos. 30 units 30 30 Demonstration : Result awaited
Farmer Practice :
Fodder Maize -African Tall-0.5ha & Sorghum (M P Chari)- 0.5ha 1.0 35 35 Demonstration : 380
Farmer Practice : New introduction
100
Total 28.22 & 30 unitBP 999 999 Demonstration :
Farmer Practice :

OFT Kharif 2016

Varietal evaluation of Tomato VL Tamatar4 with Manish varieties.

Highest Yield 390 q/ha was obtained in Manisha variety followed by VL T4 (386q/ha) in compared to the farmers practice with 277q/ha was obtained. Since VLT4 is open pollinated crop, easy to produce seed and its seed cost is ten times lesser than hybrid Manisha. Hence VLT4 acceptability among farmers is more than Manisha variety.

Efficacy of Chemical and Bioagents in Management of Anthracnose disease in Chilly.

Chemical (Thiram @ 2 gm/kg seed for seed treatment and Mancozeb @ 2.5gm/lit. water for threeFoliar spray) management yield was 108.6 qt/ha while Bioagent (Trichoderma harzianum @ 5gm/kg seed for seed treatment and Pseudomonas florescens @10gm/lit water for three foliar spray) management yield was 95qt/ha in comparison to farmers practice 84qt/ha yield was recorded.

Seed and bio-products production

A total of 1826 kg seed and 10375 vegetable seedlings were produced at KVK farm. Besides 7200 kg Vermi compost and 5256 litres milk were also produced.

Other Extension Activities

  1. Field Day : The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized 1 Field Day at Chhauna village on Paddy (VL Dhan 65), crops. The total 45 participants (15 Male and 30 Female) attended the programmes.
  2. Exposure Visit : The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized a exposure visits 25 farmers at ICAR-VPKAS, Almora during Kisan Mela.
  3. Krishak Mahotsav : The experts of KVK attended Kharif 2016 Krishak Mahotsav and Farmers Gosthi at Nayay Panchayat Level in district Bageshwar.
  4. Media coverage : 10 activities were covered in various daily news papers and TV/ Radio programmes.

Rabi 2016-17

Trainings

During Rabi 2016-17 the KVK , Bageshwar has organized 16 training programmes with 433 beneficiaries (266 males, 167 females) for farm women, rural youth ,extension functionaries and sponsored trainings programmes on various topics related to the following discipline.

Table 1.1 Training Programmes conducted (upto December 2016)

S.N. Discipline No. of Training Programmes No. of Trainees
1 Veterinary Science 05 Male : 98
Female : 38
Total : 136
2 Home Science 05 Male : 64
Female : 67
Total : 131
3 Plant Protection 04 Male : 89
Female : 42
Total : 131
4 Sponsored Training Programme 02 Male : 15
Female : 20
Total : 35
Total 16 Male : 266
Female : 167
Total : 433

Front line demonstrations during Rabi 2016-17

During Rabi 2016-17 the KVK, Bageshwar has conducted Front Line Demonstrations (FLD’s) on different Rabi crops covering in 27.57 ha areas (1368) beneficiaries) at farmer’s field.

Table 2.1 FLDs in Rabi 2016-17.

Crops Variety Area (ha.) No. Of Demonstration No. of Benefishries Average Production(qtl/ha) % Production Increase
Cereals Wheat VL gehun 832,829, 892,907 & 953.Barley VL barley 118&130. 11.00 295 295 Demonstration : Result awaited
Farmer Practice :
34.30
41.10
Oil Seed VL Toria 3 1.0 42 42 Demonstration : Result awaited
Farmer Practice :
3
Pulses VL Massor 126 10.00 299 299 Demonstration : Result awaited
Farmer Practice :
Vegetables Vegetable pea - Arkel
Coriander-Pant Haritima
1.30
2.0
258
140
258
140
Demonstration : Result awaited
Result awaited
Farmer Practice :
Nutritional Garden Seed of Fenugreek, Spinach,Rai,Cabbage, Cauliflower & radish 0.52 132 132 Demonstration :
Farmer Practice :
Fodder Oat – JHO822 & Barley-VL barley 118& Berseem 1.23 70 70 Demonstration : 380
Farmer Practice : New introduction
100
Total 27.05 & 30 UnitBP 1236 1236 Demonstration :
Farmer Practice :

OFT Rabi 2016-17

Four OFTs on folowing problems are continuing

  1. Varietal evaluation of garlic with local varieties
  2. Integrated pest management in Vegetable pea.
  3. High incidence of delayed puberty and low conception rate in buffaloes resulting in lower productivity and profitability of dairying
  4. High incidence of post- calving anoestrus condition in Buffaloes resulting in lower productivity and profitability of dairying.

Other Extension Activities

  1. Agriculture Education Awareness Programme: The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized an Agriculture Education Awareness Programme during the month of December 2016 in which 210 students from seven schools (GIC Kafligair, Sainj, Bhakuna, Sarkot, Billona, Bohla and Vivekananda Vidhya Mandir, Kafligair) along with their principal and teachers participated in the programme.
  2. Krishak Mahotsav: The experts of KVK attended Rabi 2016-17 Krishak Mahotsav and Farmers Gosthi at Nayay Panchayat Level in district Bageshwar during 2-10-2017 to 10-10-2016.
  3. Pre-Rabi Kisan Sammelan and Krishak Gosthi 2016 and World Soil Day: The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized Pre-Rabi Kisan Sammelan and Krishak Gosthi 2016 and World Soil Day at KVK campus on 5th Dec. 2016 with participation of 301 farmers and distributed 300 Soil Health Cards to the Farmers in the presence of honorable MLA of Bageshwar Shri Chandan Ram Das and honorable Zila Panchayat Sadashya Shri Rabi Karayat.
  4. Jai Kisan Jai Vigyan Diwas: The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized Jai Kisan Jai Vigyan Diwas programme from 22nd Dec.2016 to 29th Dec.2016 by organizing Krishak Gosthi, Essay and Quiz Competition with participation of progressive farmers (65) and School/College going students (126).
  5. Media coverage- Six activities were covered in various daily news papers and TV/ Radio programmes.
  6. Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting (SAC)- The KVK Kafligair, Bageshwar organized 10th SAC meeting on 9th Dec.2016 . On this occasion District Magistrate Bageshwar Shri Mangesh Ghridiyal was the chief guest and Dr. J. K. Bisht, PS&Head-CPD ICAR-VPKAS was Chairman of the programme. Altogether 25 members of different line departments, nearby ICAR institutes, GBPUA&T Pantnagar and Farmers representatives were actively participated.