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Extension Activities

Animal Health Camp

In association with Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary College & Research Institute, Namakkal and Aavin Namakkal conducted Mega livestock health camp cum exhibition and Interface meeting during centenary celebration of Muthamil Arygner Dr Kalaigner

Agri Meet 2023 cum 3 days exhibition organized by Dept. of Agrl.

KVK, Namakkal displayed various types of small ruminants at 3 days exhibition held at Care Institute, Thiruchirapalli. Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K.Stalin along with state agricultural minister visited stall. Farmers from various districts also visited all the exhibition stalls and interacted with Scientists

95th foundation day, 2023 (16.07.2023-18.07.2023)

1st day. Lecture delivered on the KVK mandate activities, soi health management, desibird rearing, fresh water fish culture, fodder tree cultivation 2. Organised thematic Exhibition on agrl. & allied sector technologies 3. Method demonstration on lasota vaccine in desibird chicks 2nd day ; Dr.M. Selvaraju, Dean VCRI, Namakkal presided over the function and delivered lecture on recent production techniques in livestock rearing, Professor and Head, KVK delivered lecture on role of ICAR and KVK in technology development, followed by KVK scientists delivered lectures on balanced fertilization in crops, organic way of pest & disease management, goat & sheep rearing and biofloc way of fish farming 3rd day Professor and Head, KVK delivered lecture on recent production technologies in horticultural crops followed by KVK scientists delivered lectures on recently released varieties in agrl. crops, green manuring practice, honey bee rearing, dairy farming, shrimp culture & fodder and fruit saplings nursery production technologies

Extension activity- Participation of Agri Index exhibition 14.07.2023-17.07.2023

Exhibited various kinds of Fodder crop varieties and seeds materials during the Agri Index Exhibition held at CODISIA Trade fair complex, Coimbatore. Advisory on fodder cultivation given to farmers. Fodder seeds sold for Rs.1,14,000/-. A total of 60000 farmers benefitted

Conducted National fish Farmers day

Conducted awareness program about fish culture and its consumption to the students and farmers. Various activities such as drawings & essay writings were also done on the above subject.

Kisan Mela on Natural farming seminar cum exhibition, Farmers-Scientist interaction meet and Animal health camp

KVK Namakkal and Department of Agriculture and Farmers welfare, Namakkal jointly organized Kisan Mela on Natural farming seminar cum exhibition, Farmers-Scientist interaction meet and Animal health camp as part of the Kisan Bhagidari - Prathmikta Hamari campaign during 75th Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav held at KVK campus on 26.04.2022. Webcasted Honourable Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers welfare, New Delhi. Honourable Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Th.K.R.N.Rajesh Kumar, MP, delivered presidential address, distributed FLD Critical inputs and Honored the state level and district level crop yield competition achiever. Dr.M.Selvaraju, Dean, VCRI, Namakkal offered special address, Th.P.Ashokan, JDA, Th.K.Ganesan, DDH, Th.M.Natarajan, RJD were delivered felicitation address, Dr.S.Alagudurai, SS and Head, KVK Namakkal welcomed gathering and Dr.P.Murugan, Asst Professor, KVK Namakkal proposed vote of thanks. Delivered lead lectures on Natural farming by Dr.E.Somasundaram, TNAU, Cassava mealy bug management by Parasitoids by Dr.M.Sampathkumar, NBAIR, Bengaluru, Profitable desi bird farming by Dr.K.Rajendran, Asst Professor, VCRI Namakkal. Theme of Natural farming, Organic agriculture, farm mechanization, Value addition, Best management practices in crops and livestock production technologies exhibition was arranged. Demonstrated drone application by using nano urea and released Anagyrus lopezi parasitoid in mass multiplication chamber by honourable MP. All line department officials were participated in exhibition and mobilized farmers for the programme. A total of 278 farmers, farm women and rural youth farmers were participated and benefitted.