KVK Silver Jubilee Celebrations

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Peruvannamuzhi celebrated
Silver Jubilee of its establishment
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        Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Indian Institute of Spices Research, Peruvannamuzhi is one among the fourteen KVKs of Kerala under the Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Bengaluru. It was established in 1992 with the mandate of “Farmers First” and “Extension of improved agricultural practices after technology assessment, demonstration, trainings and supply of quality agricultural inputs” to the Kozhikode district farmers. Since then, it caters the various needs of farming community and won the best KVK award – Zone VIII for the year 2011. During its journey, KVK facilitated several marginal farmers in to successful progressive farmers, agricultural entrepreneurs after preparation and support for various prizes, awards and reorganization.
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        On 12th February, 2018 Shri. Mullappalli Ramachandran Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Vadakara is inaugurated Silver Jubilee of establishment. The event organized with a technology week to showcase latest agricultural technologies and sale of inputs like seeds, bio-control agents, etc. This week long celebration included exhibition of stalls by government departments, research institutes and service cooperative banks, progressive farmers, etc. In addition, six days Friends of Coconut training sponsored by Coconut Development Board; DASD sponsored training on Spices production and processing technology; Field day on ginger at Naduvannur; Seminar on Ethno veterinary medicine in dairy animal and poultry farming, Trainings on Aquaponics and ornamental fish culture; IPDM in Spices and Vegetables; nursery management and propagation of plants were also conducted on each day.

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        During the period, the Kendra declared open day for farmers and school students to visit the demonstration units and learn about the Bush pepper production, compost making, bee keeping, aqua-phonics, Cage system of poultry rearing, Hydrophoic fodder production, Wick irrigation, Grow bag and vertical farming of vegetables, spices; soil and water quality testing, ornamental fish cultivation, etc.