PROJECT,BALASORE AUGMENTATION OF PRODUCTIVITY IS OUR MAIN MOTTO B R IEF R EP OR T OF EX P O SUR E PILOT T R IP CO ND U C TED ON 1 4 TH N OV EMB ER 2 011CRRI IS THE LIGHT HOUSE OF FARMERS PROJECT:AUGMENTATION OF CROP PRODUCTIVITY IN BALIAPAL BLOCK OF BALASORE DISTRICT The exposure study trip to Aim & Objectives of the CRRI ,Cuttack having one of trip along with innova- the centres of excellence in tive rice based prac- paddy through out India tices available in the w a s g u i d e d b y CRRI campus. M r . L a x m i d h a r Target Group: 50 lead farmers Dash,DDM,NABARD,Balasor e along with Mr.Rajendra Theme of the Exposure Trip: Study trip to Centre of Excel- Kumar Rana,Coordinating lence in Paddy Central Rice member ARM and Mr.Sarat Research Institute( CRRI), C h a n d r a Cuttack Dash,Agronomist,Pilot Pro- ject NABARD.The DDM made extensive contact with the Scientists of CRRI, exchanged opinion and expertise with them as well as participated in joint address to the farmers on Resource Person accompanied Mr.Laxmidhar Dash, DDM,NABARD,Balasore Mr.Rajendra Kumar Rana, CoordinatingMember, ARM, Baliapal Mr.Sarat Chandra Dash, Agronomist, Plot Project,NABARD Contacts made at CRRI ment and Seed Produc- Mr.P Jena, tion) Technical Officer Dr.Ashok Pattanayak, Principal Scientist Dr.Parsoram Samal, (scented Rice) Principal Scientist D r. N i ty a na n da S wa i n Dr.Biswanath sarangi, (Integrated Farming) Director Extension Dr.Prafulla Kar(Training Dr.R.K.Sahoo,Principal Officer) Scientist (Crop Improve-
Technologies Visited Www.armngo.com Variety of paddy cultivation Pest control measures Integrated farming system Crop pollination Organic farming NADEP/Azolla/Vermin composting PILOT PROJECT,BALASORE Central Museum of CRRI Environmental pollution management Climate Resilient Agriculture Practices ALTERNATIVE FOR RURAL MOVEMENT Rice, fish, Hort., Livestock based Integrated farming system Rice Eco System Baliapal Farm implements Balasore Automatic Weather station Video show on modern paddy cultivation Odisha Farm implements Automatic Weather stationPhone: 06781253424Mob:09040127260 Knowledge/Learning obtained from the tripE-mail: email@example.com Characteristic of different rice veriety Performance of promising high breed variety. Collection of Paddy seeds and germ plasm. SRI Methods Rice cum fish farming Potential of fine/scented rice Integrated farming system models Pond/Horticulture based farming system. Bio control of rice pest & diseases R E A C T I O N O F T H E F A R M E R S Farmers are motivated for innovative and profitable paddy cultivation The Scientists and Farmers interaction provided new skill and technology to Lead farmers. Some farmers have decided to procure breeder seeds of promising paddy variety and multiply in their farm. Farmers have decided to grow scented rice to avoid distress sale of paddy. Small and marginal farmers have decided to promote paddy cum pisciculture, paddy cum duck culture and pond based farming system in their small land holding. Shown interest for purchase of agro implements for paddy cultivation.
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Brief information about Pilot Project NABARD,BalasoreProject Title:“AUGMENTING PRODUCTIVITY OF LEAD CROPS THROUGH ADOPTION OF SUSTAIN- ABLE AGRICULTURE PRACTICES - BALIAPAL BLOCK OF BALASORE DISTRICT”Project Ref:ORI/ DPD-FS/ 6823/ PP - 1 (Balasore)/ 2010-11/03 .12. 2010Duration: 3 YearsArea of Operation: 6 villages of 2 GPs in Baliapal BlockName of the Project Villages: Bishnupur, Nayabali, Rasalpur, Ikarpal, Jamkunda & KalruiLead Crops:Paddy,Groundnut & Green GramBudget Provision :Rs. 48,66,200 /-Project Objectives:To organize farmers community of six villages in two GPs of Baliapal Block.To Introduce innovative crop cultivation Technologies for higher production & ProductivityTo enhance farmers’ skills and capacities in sustainable agricultureTo introduce drudgery reducing farm machineries & equipments in crop productionTo promote coordination among the project stakeholders for increased efficiencyTo develop a suitable marketing channel and profitable cultivation