World Soil Day 2017
KVK organized World Soil Day on 5th December 2017. During the Occasion, Joint Director of Agriculture, Erode, Assistant General Manager, NABARD, Panchayat President, Department Officials, Farmers and Farm Women have participated. Dr.P.Alagesan, Senior Scientist & Head, KVK welcomed the delegates and briefed on World Soil Day. The Joint Director of Agriculture addressed about need and importance of soil sampling and available different schemes in the department of agriculture. NABARD AGM explained on schemes and projects available in the NABARD to support the farmers.
During the occasion, 300 Soil Health Cards (SHCs) distributed to farmers of Erode district. KVK organized exhibitions and soil sampling procedures. 142 farmers and farm women have participated and benefited in the event.