BHOLA PASWAN SHASTRI AGRICULTURAL
BIHAR AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, SABOUR
A Progress Report
Rural Agriculture Work Experience Programme
Md. Mahtab Rashid
8th Semester, 4th Year
1. To gain knowledge and experience on the operational aspects of agricultural
technology being used by the farmers through field visits.
2. To develop communication skills in interns by effective use of extension
methods to make them better extension worker through group discussion,
3. To help the interns to understand and appreciate the agricultural problems of
the village with special reference to constraints in the application of latest
farm technology through interaction with the farmers.
4. To acquaint the interns with the functioning of various agricultural
researches, development, agro-based marketing industries, extension
agencies and other allied organizations involved in rural development.
ACTIVITIES DONE AT COLLEGE
1. Simulation Games
2. Visit to Botanical Garden
3. Participation in Kisan Mela, 2016 held at B.A.U. Sabour
4. Visit to CIMMYT project.
5. Guest lecture by DDM,NABARD;PD-ATMA; Area Manager NSC
1. VISIT TO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Mint (Mentha sp):- used in toothpaste for dental problem and in refreshments like
Aloe vera :- used in cosmetics.
Coleus (Coleus forgikorii):- used as a remedy for kidney stone problem.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexousus):- used in tea inplace of lemon & for citral
Kalmegh :- used as a remedy for diabetes and jaundice.
Tulsi (Oscimum sanctum):-grown as a holy plant and has various medicinal properties.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera):- used for treatment of hypertension.
Periwinkle (Vinca rosea):-
3.PARTICIPATION IN KISAN MELA 2016
Date:- 4-6 March, 2016
Theme:- Soil Health Management through Sustainable
Chief Guest:- Honorable Chief Minister of Bihar Sri
MODELS PRESENTED AT KISAN MELA, 2016
Essential oil distillation unit
WORKS DONE AT KVK, ARARIA
1. Analysis of Soil Samples.
2. Training of Farmers on Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmer’s
3. Seed multiplication of Wheat.
4. Visit to cultivation of seedless Cucumber.
5. Identification of insect-pests attack on horticultural crops.
6. Training of Farmers on Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme.
7. Formation of Kisan Club by NABARD.
8. Visit to Vermi-compost unit.
9. Training of Farmers for the use of Pheromone traps in Boro
10. Vegetative propagation of flowers in greenhouse.
Year of Establishment- 14 jan 1990
Registration of soil samples.
Determination of pH and
oil Organic Carbon Determination
Procedure-2gm soil sample taken in
500ml conical flask and 10ml K₂Cr₂O₇ is
added.10ml H₂SO₄ also added.it is then
left for half an hour.then 200ml of
dist.water and 10ml orthophosphoric acid
added A pinch of NaCl and 1ml diphenyl
amine added through pipette.It is then
titrated with Ferrous Ammonium
End Point-Pale Green Colour Potassium determination
Number of Farmers:- 54
Number of Traditional Varieties identified:- 30
Insect:-Thirps (Thrips dorsalis)
Disease:- Leaf Curl
Insecticide:-Malathion 50EC @2ml
Insect:- Brinjal fruit & shoot borer(Leucinoides
ETL:-5% fruit damage or 1% shoot damage
Insecticides:-Spinosad @0.2ml per litre
Triazophos 35% + Deltamethrin 1%
400ml per acre in 200litre
Insect:- Gall midge
17.5SL or Monocrotophos 36SL
@1ml per litre
Insect:- Litchi mite(Aceria litchi)
Insecticide:- Spray of Sulphur
dust or Karathane
MAIN FEATURES :-
Less premium high insurance scheme.
Cereals, Pulses , Oilseeds and horticultural crops are included .
Premium rates –KHARIF- 2% & RABI- 1.5%.
Full coverage will be given i.e no reduction in the cost of fertilizer and pesticides.
Insurance coverage is given even after harvesting in case of cyclones and failure or excess of rainfall.
Satellite technology will be used to calculate the amount of crop loss.
Kisan Pradarshini at the
Publicity about the
Burma KVK Krishak
Perwakhuri KVK Krishak
Minimum members:- 10
Maximum members:- Whole village
Pillars of Kisan Club:- Crop Credit Loan, Scientific Farming, Increase in standard of living and
Vermicompost is the product or process of composting using
worms, usually earthworms, to create a heterogenous mixture of
decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials and
Improves soil aeration.
Enriches soil with micro organisms
Enhances germination, plant growth
and crop yield.
Improves water holding capacity.
Eliminates biowaste and reduces
contamination of natural bodies.
Unavailability of quality seeds and fertilizers.
Lack of adoption of modern techniques of crop production.
Lack of mechanized farming especially in groundnut harvesting.
Depletion of soil health due to paddy-maize cropping pattern.
Lack of marketing channel of agricultural produces.
Unavailability of labours.
Lack of cooperative societies and social fragmentation.
Lack of pure water for retting of jute.
Soil deterioration due to heavy application of inorganic fertilizers.
Lack of nutrients in soil mainly Sulphur, Zinc and Boron.
The students get aware about the real situation of crop production package and practices.
We get to know about the available natural resourse for production of crop.
Knowledge about the various tradition and indigenous technologies.
Development of leadership qualities and public speaking skill.
We get to know about the constraints in technology transfer process.
Combination of agriculture with livestock production & it’s management , poultry, mushroom cultivation,
cottage industry, etc. as a subsidiary occupation may help in improving the socio-economic status of the farm
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