Mandates of KVK
Technology, Assessment and demonstration for its application and capacity development.
To fulfil these mandates and based on identified thrust area the Kendra has undertaken the following activities:
On farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming system.
Front line demonstration to establish the production potentials on the farmers’ field.
Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skill in modern agricultural technologies and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sectors for improving the agricultural economy of the district.
Agro climatic zone and jurisdiction (District/State Boundaries)
Climate:North East Alluvial Plain. The Climate of this district is sub-tropical can be classified as humid to sub humid.
Traditional crops:Rice based Farming system, Paddy –wheat-moong, paddy-Maize-Jute, paddy-maize-summer vegetables, paddy-maize-summer moong.
Cropping system/situation:Rice based Farming system, Paddy –wheat-moong, paddy-Maize-Jute, paddy-maize- summer vegetables, paddy-maize-summer moong.
Any other:Three type of topography occur in the district such as upland medium, low land and chaur.
The soil of upland is generally loamy sand to sandy loam silt loam to silt clay loam soils
Occur in medium upland, low land and chaur.
Major Activities Undertaken
On Farm Testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
Frontline Demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmer’s field.
Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.
To work as knowledge and Resource centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector in improving the agricultural economy of the district.
Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers.
Data documentation, characterization and strategic planning of farming practices.