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  1. 1. Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kendrapara Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha<br />Boosting Income and livelihood using AGRIPRO in Cucumber Cultivation<br />156845377825<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kendrapara<br />Sh Akhaya Singh, S/o-Sh Birabara Singh, 50 years old man, a native of Raghudeipur village which is coming under Derabis block and 15 kms away from KVK, Kendrapara. <br />Since long he is regularly cultivating vegetables in the same piece of land. He does not follow any crop rotation practice in his farm. Akhaya started cucumber cultivation on a commercial basis in his 1 acre of backyard land. Cucumber c.v Bakhra was sown in the month of January. After long waiting, poor flower came up in the crop field. So he came to KVK office for technical guidance from Scientist. With the support of KVK, he is now able to manage his crop land without any loss. <br />Obseving the constraint, KVK Scientists recommended 2 gm of Agripro per lit. of water as a foliar spray within seven days interval. Application of agripro in the main field stimulates synergistically, various bio-functions leading to enhance utilization of nutrients and biochemical reserves in the plant system at critical produce and high yields. <br />193802022193252821305135255-52705122555<br />Salient Features <br /><ul><li>Introduction agripro in the village for cucumber cultivation @ 2gm per lt. of water as a foliar spray for more flower and fruit.Agripro contains micronutrients (Zn, Fe, Mn, Cu, B & Mo) in balanced form and Amino acid chelates. Cost of cultivation for 1Ac. was Rs. 12,640/- where the gross income was Rs.49, 600/- with a net profit of Rs.36, 960/-.</li></ul>The smile shines on the tanned face of the Akhaya. Total expenditure made during cucumber cultivation was Rs. 12,640 where the gross income Rs.49, 600 with a net profit of Rs.36, 960 and BC ratio is 3.92. The family are now getting bumper crop of cucumber which they hope will not only solve their financial problems but will also allow them to build up more confidence about their ability to earn money. Akhaya says proudly, a year back I was a hired labourer but now I am hiring others to work in my field. At last Akhaya conveyed his heartfelt thanks to KVK for noble initiative and everlasting guidance. <br />************************<br />Mrs. Anjali Ray<br />Programme Coordinator<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra<br />At: Jajanga, Post:Kapaleswar<br />Kendrapara, Odisha<br />PIN:754211<br />Email: kendraparakvk@yahoo.co.in<br />Tel. No: 06727-274962<br />Mobile No: 9937040245<br />Trellia System Promoted Productivity of Pointed Gourd<br />-19050408305<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kendrapara<br />Niranjan Pradhan, S/O Nityananda Pradhan, 40 years old farmer is an inhabitant of Itipur village of Kendrapara district. He is an advance vegetable grower who preferred to cultivate different vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, chilli, onion, potato, brinjal, cucumber and pointed gourd round the year in his small patch of land. In the year 2010 KVK, Kendrapara introduced swrna alaukik pointed gourd in 1ac. Patch of Niranjan with special emphasis on trellia system which is otherwise known as single line trailing system. It was very effective against the ground planting as a result of which there was maximum flowering and fruiting which was due to better exposure of plant to sunlight leads to maximum photosynthesis, proper aeration and increased pollination as a matter of fact the flower and fruit drop was reduced with reduction in disease, pest incidence.<br />4254591440<br /><ul><li>Introduced pointed gourd cv. swrna alaukik variety in various villages in Kendrapara districtPerformance of swrna alaukik is better than other local varietiesNiranjan could able to get Rs. 68,000/- with an investment of Rs.26, 000/- showing a B: C of 2.61.Now he is interested to increase the cultivable areaVillagers are very much interest to cultivate Pointed gourd-CV. swrna alaukik Salient Feature </li></ul>The intercultural operation became easier and harvesting was performed in a better way. From his 1 ac. Land Niranjan could able to get Rs. 68,000/- with an investment of Rs.26, 000/- showing a B: C of 2.61.Now this practice has been adopted by most of the farmers of that area. This trellia system can be effectively utilized in cucumber, bitter gourd etc.<br />****************<br />Mrs. Anjali Ray<br />Programme Coordinator<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra<br />At: Jajanga, Post:Kapaleswar<br />Kendrapara, Odisha<br />PIN:754211<br />Email: kendraparakvk@yahoo.co.in<br />Tel. No: 06727-274962<br />Mobile No: 9937040245<br />42801700644MUSHROOM CULTIVATION FOR INCOME GENERATION AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kendrapara<br />Dushasana Mallick, S/o Gandharva Mallick aged about 55 years is an inhabitant of Koro village of Kendrapara distract is a promising mushroom entrepreneur. He used to grow paddy straw and oyster mushroom round the year. From March to October he prepares 800 beds of paddystraw mushroom similarly from November to February he prepares near about 500 beds of oyster mushroom for livelihood support with technical guidance from KVK, Kendrapara. <br />Now mushroom cultivation has popularized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra in kendrapara district. SHGs, unemployed Rural Youth and individual entrepreneur are involved in this income generating activity for better livelihood and income. <br />-50802197102837815219710<br /><ul><li>Production of paddy straw and oyster mushroom round the year for better income and livelihood.With technical guidance of KVK he could able to manage his 800 paddy straw beds during summar & rainy seasons and 500 oyster beds in winter season.On an average he spends Rs. 30/- per bed towards raw material & labour and gets nearly Rs.105/- making a profit of Rs.75/- from each bed .Marketing of mushroom through KVK supportNow SHGs, FCs and individuals are keenly showing their interest on mushroom cultivation.</li></ul>Salient Features <br />He uses paddy straw, pulse powder for increasing mushroom production. On an average he spends Rs. 30/- per bed towards raw material and labour and gets nearly Rs.105/- making a profit of Rs.75/- from each bed with a production of 1.5kg of paddy straw mushroom. With a similar cost structure he gets 2.5 kg oyster mushroom from a single bed making a profit of Rs.70/- from each bed. It has been seen that throughout the year he could able to get Rs.95,000/- from total expenditure of Rs.39,000/- making B:C 2.43. Now most of the farmers of that area are being motivated to grow paddy straw mushroom for own consumption.<br />***************<br />Mrs Anjali Ray<br />Programme Coordinator<br />Krishi Vigyan Kendra<br />At: Jajanga, Post:Kapaleswar<br />Kendrapara, Odisha<br />PIN:754211<br />Email: kendraparakvk@yahoo.co.in<br />Tel. No: 06727-274962<br />Mobile No: 9937040245<br />

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