Activities

  • On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems
  • Organize Frontline Demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields
  • Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies
  • Training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development
  • To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district

  • Important Component

  • Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Consisting representation of stakeholders & meeting once in a year to review & priority setting
  • Demonstration Units : Location specific to educate farmers
  • Crop Cafeteria : Providing options to farmers to select from
  • Diagnostic and Advisory Services : Diagnostic & advisory at Farm Science Centre Expert visit to Farmers field
  • Seed, planting material production and other products as technology inputs
  • Revolving fund : Maintenance of account, use for farm related activities
  • Technology backstopping by Agricultural Universities/Research organization