Activities

  • Promotion of HYV of cereals, Pulses, Oilseed, Millets, Vegetables etc.
  • Introduction of Hybrid rice (PRH 10, PSD 3) and Basmati Rice (Pant Sugandha 21, Pant Sugandha 17, Pusa Basmati 1509) in irrigated areas of district.
  • Replacement of Wheat crop by Onion/Lentil/Rapseed mustured as cash crop in Rice-Wheat cropping system.
  • Introduction/promotion of fodder crops (Jowar, Oat, Berseem) under Agro-forestry system for enhancing milk productivity of cattle.
  • Promotion of herbicides in rice and wheat crops.
  • Horizontal expansion of area under oilseed and pulses.
  • Popularization of improved small agricultural implements through demonstrations and trainings among farm women for drudgery reduction.
  • Extraction of natural colors from locally available sources.
  • Extraction and use of unconventional fibre in handicraft articles.
  • Value addition in coarse millet for nutritional security.
  • Promotion of IPM through common minimum programme in vegetable crops – by adopting soil solarization, value addition in FYM, Seed treatment/Root dip method by bio-agents and Vermi compost production.
  • Organization of trainings, demonstrations, OFTs, Gosthies, Group discussion, Scientist-farmer interaction etc. as per need of district.