Since its inception, the KVK has grown leaps and bounds through the impeccable support of farmers of Thiruvarur District, the strong linkage of different Line departments, diligent administrative facilitation of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, unstinting financial and technical support of the then Zonal Project Director, Bengaluru and the present ATARI, Zone X, Hyderabad
Hon'ble Vice Chancellor
Tamil Nadu Agricutura University, Coimbatore
Director of Extension Education
TamilNadu Agricutura University, Coimbatore
ATARI, ICAR Zone X,CRIDA Campus,Hydrabad
|1||Postal address of the KVK||ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra
PIN 614 404
|2||Telephone number / email and Web site address of the KVK||Telephone: 04367 260666/261444
|3||Name of the Host Organization||Tamil Nadu Agricultural University|
|4||Postal address of the Host Organization||Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003|
|5||Telephone number /Fax / email and Web site address of Host Organization||Telephone: 0422- 2431222
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Address: www.tnau.ac.in
|6||Date of establishment||01.08.2004|
|7||Total land area with the KVK in ha||18.66|
|8||Under buildings and Demo Units in ha||2.08|
|9||Under Road in ha||1.22|
|10||Under cultivation in ha||13.90|
|11||Fallow/not in use in ha||1.46|
The KVK has stood distinguished through establishment of demonstration units on slatted goat rearing, Backyard Poultry, Precision Farming, Vermicompost , Rain Water harvesting system and Inland fish culture unit, mushroom shed, Model roof top garden , Model Herbal garden , Rice + fish + Azolla Cultivation, Community shade net, Model orchard
Thiruvarur District profile
The District of Tiruvarur was carved out as a separate district by detaching Valangaiman Taluk from Thanjavur District and Thiruvarur, Nannilam, Kudavasal, Needamangalam, Mannargudi , Thirutturaippundi Taluks from Nagappatinam District on 01.01.1997. There are 2 Revenue Divisions, 8 Taluks, 10 Blocks, 4 Municipalties and 7 Town Panchayats in Thiruvarur District.
Agricultural scenario of the district
Major farming systems/enterprises:Agriculture,Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Agro Enterprises etc.
The rice cropping season of this district is divided into Kurvai (Dry), Samba, Thaladi (Wet) and Summer. Rice is the major crop during Kuruvai and Thaladi seasons followed by Pulses (Blackgram and Greengram). Cotton, groundnut, coconut, vegetables and sugarcane are the other crops grown depending upon the soil types. The area under rice cultivation is only in wetland category; whereas Pulses and Cotton are cultivated as rice fallow crops. The other crops are being cultivated in areas of assured water supply as pure crops. Irrigation is mainly through 13 canals of Cauvery, Vennar and Grand Anaicut system.
The following are the crop rotation is being followed in Thiruvarur district.
1. Rice - Rice - Rice
2. Rice - Rice - Pulses (Blackgram & Greengram) / Gingelly
3. Rice - Rice - Gingelly /Groundnut
4. Fallow - Rice - Cotton
6. Pulses / Gingelly - Rice - Pulses (Black gram & Green gram)
Alternate cropping against rice is only possible during Kuruvai season (dry). Pulses, Maize, Gingelly and Groundnut are cultivated as alternate crops. As the soil is predominantly heavy clay type, Rice is the only crop which thrives well in case of inundation without much difficulty especially during North East monsoon period. Annual rainfall is 1230 mm (53 % NEM & 30 % SWM).
|S.No||Revenue Division Name|
|S.No||Division Name||Taluk Name|
|S.No||Revenue Divisions||No.of Taluks||No.of Firkas|
|Revenue Divisions||Taluk Name||Firka Name|
|Thiruvarur||Nannilam||4. Akara Thirumaalam|
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