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TECHNOLOGY WEEK

    

           The “Technology week” was organized at KVK, Thiruvarur for five days from 15.02.2010 to 19.02.2010 in order to reorient the KVK premise as ‘Farmers stop’ for appropriate and effective dissemination of latest technologies to the farmers at a time. The exhibition with 21 stalls covering technology inputs, information and service stalls was first declared open by Dr.T.Jayaraj, Director, Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai on 15.02.2010. Subsequently, the technology week was inaugurated by Dr.P.Kalaiselvan, Director of Extension Education, TNAU. In his inaugural address, he advised the farmers to utilize the KVK, as it acts as the technological resource and knowledge centre. joint Director of Agriculture, Thiruvarur and Assistant Director of Horticulture offered felicitations. Dr.S.V.Sairam, Senior Scientist of Zonal Project Directorate, Bangalore has given a detailed address about the objective of the Technology week, to be organized by each KVK at district level. Earlier, Dr.T.Senguttuvan, Programme coordinator, KVK, Thiruvarur welcomed the gathering. The technology week was observed each day with a special topic to address the focused areas. SRI and Farm Mechanization were the topics covered on first day, in which 525 farmers participated and benefitted. Integrated Farming System, Integrated Pest Management and Integrated Nutrient Management were the special topics on second day. Besides, demonstrations on laser leveller, direct sown rice and daincha seeder and mobile sprinkler were also arranged for the benefit of the farmers. On the third day focus was given on precision farming and alternate cropping including demonstrations on production of protray seedlings and fertigation. Alternate farming was the special topic on fourth day, in which the farmers were exposed on goat rearing, fish rearing and poultry. The technology week was concluded on 19.02.2010 with farmer’s interaction and visit to demonstration units. A total of 1067 farmers have participated and got benefited in the technology week observed at KVK, Thiruvarur which includes 525 farmers thronged on the inaugural day. The technology week was successfully conducted with the whole hearted support of Department of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Jain Irrigation systems Ltd., and various technological input corporate companies and local dealers

Technology Week-Events

 

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Inaugural Function

Technical session

Rice+Daincha drum seeder

 

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Demo on Transplanter

Demo on Mobile sprinkler

Demo on laser leveller