06 Jul

Distribution of farm kits and training on bioinputs

A training programme on the preparation of enriched vermicompost and method of application in the field was jointly organized by DBT-KISAN Sub hub -1 along and partnering institute IISWC, Sunabeda for selected farmers of Rayagada, Malkangiri and Koraput, Odisha. Farmers have started preparing their fields for sowing in the Kharif season.

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02 Jul

Online Training on Crop protection measure against Monsoon Diseases of spice Crops in Wayanad District of Kerala

Monsoon is also the season for prevalence of various pests and diseases especially in spice crops. Diseases such as quick wilt and slow wilt in pepper, rhizome rot and blight disease in ginger, rotting in turmeric etc. are some of the important diseases that needs attention. Farmers across the state and especially in Wayanad are incurring huge crop and income loss due to lack of awareness on control measures to be adopted to minimise losses due to these fatal diseases.

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01 Jul

Bioinoculants treatment methods and dose of application for finger millet cultivation

Online training- 1.7.2021 (MSSRF, Chennai)

To emphasis the importance of biofertilizer and biopesticides use, an online training event titled “Importance of Bioinoculants and modes of application for finger millet cultivation” was conducted for the fellowship farmers and young professionals of Sub -1 MSSRF-DBT-Biotech KISAN,

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13 Mar

Farmer’s awareness and training program on bioinputs use in millet cultivation in the aspirational districts of Odisha

Bioinputs use has augmented the benefits of crop production by minimising the detrimental effects of overuse of fertilizers and pesticides that significantly deteriorates soil fertility with residual effect in crops. At the MSSRF-DBT-KISAN sub hub I, Odisha, framer’s training and awareness program on the use of bioinoculants were organised in the three aspirational districts, viz., Koraput, Rayagada and Malkangiri.

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10 Mar

Resource Training on Soil Nutrient, Pest & Disease Management in Coffee

Resource training on soil nutrient, pest and disease management in coffee was organized at MSSRF- Community Agrobiodiversity Center, Wayanad in collaboration with Regional Coffee Research Station, Chundale on 10th March, 2021. A total of 42 farmers from Padichira village participated in this event. The training as intended to enhance the capability of the farmer beneficiaries to adopt improved cultivation practices for enhancing soil health and productivity in coffee. Dr.

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30 May

Training and exposure visits to demonstration fields with improved agronomy practising

The MSSRF DBT-KISAN sub hub I, Odisha team members conducted an on-field awareness and training on improved agronomic practices for millet cultivation. Improved practices such as seed treatment following the process such as- A liquid consortia of 5 ml/ Trichoderma viride carrier powder 5 gm was mixed thoroughly with 100 ml of water. After that, the prepared solution was mixed with 1 kg of seed, mixed gently and dried under shade for 2h and sown.

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KISAN Hub is a new programme funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India (GOI), under DBT’s mission programme, Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network (Biotech-KISAN) that empowers farmers through science and technology.