June and July 2021 Programme


World Milk Day

The World Milk Day has been observed in KVK on 01.06.2021. During online programme Dr. S. Rajesh, Senior Veterinary Doctor, Bannur gave information about White Revolution, importance of milk in growing up children and how livestock will enhance the income of the farmer. Dr. U.M. Rakshith Raj, Scientist (Animal Science) presented about the management of livestock and preparation of milk products in home.


World Environment Day

The World Environment Day has been observed on 5th June 2021 at ICAR JSSKVK, Suttur by planting seedlings. Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Head (I/c) said about to follow and implement the theme for World Environment Day 2021 “Ecosystem Restoration” for the younger generation. Silver oak, Neem and other planting materials has been distributed to farmers during programme.


Programme on effective use of fertilizer

On the occasion of Bharath Amruth Mahotsav (India@75) an awareness programme has been conducted on effective use of fertilizer. During the programme Sri. J.G. Rajanna, Programme Assistant (Soil Science) demonstrated the methods of taking soil sampling, information about secondary nutrients and micro nutrients of soils and also informed about nutrient management to be maintained after the soil testing. During this occasion Sri. Rajanna participated as a resource person in online programme conducted by Ratitha Mithra Farmers Producers Organization, Mysuru.


Terrace Gardening

On the occasion of Bharath Amruth Mahotsav (India@75) an online training programme has been conducted on terrace gardening in collaboration with KVK, Gonikoppa. Dr. B. Prabhakar, Scientist (Horticulture), has participated as resource person and informed about the different vegetables to be grown on terrace garden based on the season. Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Scientist (Home Science) informed about the importance of vegetables in food and how to grow vegetables organically in terrace. Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Head (I/c) informed about the requirement of fertilizer for terrace gardening. Pot fertilizer making, kitchen waste organic fertilizer, anaerobic composting and management of pests and diseases. 101 participants were logged in the online programme.


Micro biome for food and environment security

On the occasion of Bharath Amruth Mahotsav (India@75) a training programme on Micro biome for food and environment security has been conducted on 25 June 2021. During the programme Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Scientist (Home Science) has informed about the role of micro organisms in growing plants and soils. Sri. Shamaraj, Scientist (Agronomy) informed about organic fertilizer viz., Azetobactor, PSB and VAM. Dr. U.M. Rakshith Raj, Scientist (Animal Science) informed about the Azolla cultivation.


Training programme on usage of sugarcane apart from sugar

On the occasion of Bharath Amruth Mahotsav (India@75) a training programme on usage of sugarcane apart from sugar has been conducted on 28 June 2021. Sri. Shamaraj, Scientist (Agronomy) informed that from sugarcane starch user friendly bio-plastic has been prepared and by sugar cane ethanol is used to prepare sanitizer and bio-diesel.


Training programme on fisheries

On the occasion of Bharath Amruth Mahotsav (India@75) an online training programme on Training programme commercial crops clean and green India and Ecosystem management for sustainable fisheries in collaboration with Fisheries Research and Information Centre, Vijayapura on 30 June 2021. During the programme the professors Dr. Vijayakumar and Dr. Vijayakumar Athanur of the Fisheries Research and Information Centre gave the information on management of fisheries and different breeds in fish ponds.


Seed Hub Field visit

Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Head (I/c) and Kum. Shilpa, Technical Assistant visited various seed hub plots of Bannahalli Hundi village of T. Narasipura Taluk. During the visit they deliver method demo of removal of off type plants and informed to dry seeds after harvesting.


Training programme on Paddy var KMP 225

The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, had organized a training program on technical verification of new paddy variety KMP 225 and seed treatment, at Arakere village in K.R. Nagara Taluk, of Mysuru District. Smt. Divya H.V. explained the farmers about the significance of seed treatment and made a demonstration. She explained that paddy gets diseases from seeds and soil. “By providing seed treatment which costs just Rs. 100 several diseases can be prevented apart from reducing the production costs. You can also get rid of the fear of getting lesser yield that may affect due to any disease. Hence, I request you to understand the importance of seed treatment and adopt it compulsorily,” she explained.About 34 farmers including both men and women farmers from Aakere village took part in the training program. Smt. Netravathi Yettinamani, Home Scientist, JSS KVK was present.


xTraining programme on kitchen garden

A training programme on kitchen garden has been conducted on 5th July 2021 at Arakere, K.R. Nagar taluk. During the programme Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Scientist (Home Science) informed to farmwomen about the importance of kitchen garden. Instead of buying the vegetables and green leafy vegetables from market, farmwomen has grown the same in their available spaces organically. In this occasion plants were distribubted to farmers under Jalshakthi programme. About 25 farmers/farmwomen including both men and women farmers from Aakere village took part in the training program.


Programme on new paddy var. MSN 99

The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur had organized a program at the Maagudilu village in H.D. Kote taluk to educate the farmers about the new paddy variety MSN-99. Sri Shamraj, Cultivation Scientist, JSS KVK, Suttur, explained to the farmers about the improved cultivation measures, integrated nutrient management in paddy, soil, and water management, and improved paddy varieties. He informed that the MSN-99 variety is developed as an alternative to the small rice variety RNR-15048, and this new variety will provide yield sooner and is suitable during both the onset and last rains. Hence, it helps to prevent loss of yield. The new paddy variety MSN-99 was distributed to the farmers on this occasion.


Programme on new paddy var. KMP 220

The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignan Kendra, Suttur, had organized a frontline demonstration of the new paddy variety KMP-220 and a training program for farmers. Smt. Divya H.V. explained the significance of seed treatment and demonstrated. She also explained how paddy gets several diseases from seeds and soil. “The diseases can be prevented by seed treatment spending just Rs. 50-Rs.100 and save the crop and also reduce production costs,” She informed. Hence farmers should consider seed treatment as important and adopt it. The new paddy variety KMP-220 that resembles Jyothi variety paddy was distributed to the farmers on an experimental basis. The KMP-220 variety paddy resemble the Jyothi variety and in fact it provides more yield, and has less prone to diseases. It is released by the Agricultural University. Hence, it was distributed to the farmers to test the yield and match the capacity and quality.Sri Jayram, Officer, Dharmsthala Organization shared information about mechanization in paddy. Sri Nagaraj, farmer facilitator, and 34 farmers took part in the program.


Training programme on pulse crop black gram var. LBG 791

A training programme on pulse crop black gram var. LBG 791 at Magudilu, H.D.Kote taluk on 8th July 2021. During the programme Sri. Shamaraj, Scientist (Agronomy) informed about that the LBG 791 black gram variety is yellow mosaic disease and gives good yield. The scientist opined that Farmers have to sown this variety with line sowing, seed treatment and use of micronutrients as well as applying appropriate fertilizer will gives good yield. 34 farmers were participated in the programme.


The 93rd ICAR foundation Day

The 93rd ICAR foundation day has been observed at ICAR JSS KVK Suttur by on 16th July 2021. During the occations plantation drive has been carried out by the guests and participants in various places of KVK campus. Smt. H.V. Divya, Senior Scientist and Head (I/c) in her introductory note farmres should plant the trees on bunds and empty space of agricultural lands. Sri. Veeraiah Heremath, Bagalkot producer of Viboothi inaugurate the programme by planting tree. 30 famrers and farmwomen were participated in the programme.


Training programme on millet var. DFFt 109-3

Training programme has been orgnized on Foxtail millet var. DHFT109-3 at Arakere village, K.R. Nagar taluk. Smt. Netravati Yettinamani, Scientist (Home Science) opined that this foxtail millet var. DHFT 109-3 has good percentage of fiber, iron and other nutrients. This will manage the diabitis, blood pressure and improve the immunity. The crop will yield 7-8q/ac and duration about 85-90 days. 30 farmers were witnessed the programme.


Probiotics for optimum growth in Post Weaning Lambs

On 20-07-2021 ICAR JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra organized a training program with the theme "Probiotics for optimum growth in post-weaning lambs" in Arekere Village K. R. Nagara Taluk. Animal Science Division Scientist Dr. Rakshith Raj U. M. told to the participants that many of the farmers are practicing sheep farming with better income hope but because of unscientific managemental practices lot of farmers are facing huge losses. In lambs internal worms cause adverse health effects and leads to lower growth rate and finally death. Hence farmers should adopt practicing deworming medicines as early as one month age of lambs. Further, he mentioned using feed additives such as probitocs at the rate of 5-10 gm per lamb daily for better digestion and growth which could decrease fattening age. In the training, about 30 farmers participated.


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