District : Chickmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, (MUDIGERE) CHIKMAGALUR.

        Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a technology transfer project of  Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.  The transfer of right technology from the right means and methods to the right people to take the right decision, to obtain right progress is the utmost importance for rapid transformation of traditional agriculture into modern ones.  In order to achieve this Krishi Vigyan Kendra's are specially designed to impart technology know-how and technology do how with the principles of seeing is believing and learning by doing.

        Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chikmagalur was established during 1985 in Mudigere.  It comes under three agro climatic zones Viz., Central Dry Zone (Kadur Tq.) Southern Transition Zone (Tarikere Tq.) and Hilly Zone consisting of remaining five taluks of Mudigere, Sringeri, Koppa, N.R.Pura and Chikmagalur.  Since inception of KVK, it is catering services to the farming community and other related sectors.  The KVK works under the mandates of organizing vocational training (Both Off and On campus) programmes in agriculture and allied enterprises for the benefit of the practicing farmers and rural youths of the district, conducting On Farm Testing in crop production. Horticulture, Plant protection, Home Science, conducting Front Line Demonstration on Pulses and Oil seed crops, cereals, Horticultural crops, Plant protection and Home Science etc., to generate production data and feed back information and organizing training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.

Operational Area

The entire district is normally an operational area of a KVK being large in size may be covered in a phased manner.

Areas/Subjects of Training Programme

Our location specific and need based training programmes related to organic farming, soil and water conservation, Vermi Composting, Coffee husk compost.  Areca husk Compost, Azolla culture, Mushroom cultivation, Post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables, production technologies of major crops of the district, Integrated pest and disease management, vanilla cultivation, Apiculture, Animal Science, Sericulture and Forestry etc.,

Demonstration Units

In addition to the said objectives KVK produce and supply the quality seed materials to the farming community.  The KVK Mudigere having the following demonstration units to cater the needs of the farmers.

* Low cost polyhouse (Raising of Cardamom seedlings (M-1). Pepper cuttings (P-1), Vanilla, Patchouli, Strawberry) * Vermi compost unit *Azolla unit *Fodder block

Facilities

For Further details please contact :

The Training Organiser,

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Regional Research Station,

Mudigere - 577 132, Chikmagalur District.

Phone No. (08263) 320498