Impact

Impact analysis of KVK activities

Village

Taluk

Tech/Skill Transfer

Adoption Percentage

Situation before initiation

Situation after initiation

Up scaling Measures Taken

Panamarathupatti

Salem

Mulching

60%

More cost for weeding and pest and diseases management

No cost for weeding and less pest and diseases incidences

Mulching promoted through farmers groups.  Mulching laying machine owned and given to others farmers group for rent

 

Siruvachur clusters

Attur

Precision farming

80%

Irrigation through ridegs and furrow method, use of straight fertilizers

Complete micro irrigation and use of water soluble fertilizers with precision farming technologies

Govt of TN has introduced TN Precision farming through State Schemes and farmers themselves adopting micro irrigation technologies and WSF.

Salem clusters

Salem

PLR 1 Green

75%

Used traditional green varieties

Used PLR 1 Green varieties which gives significant productivity

Assured supply of PLR 1 green variety seeds to farmers.

Gangavalli clusters

Attur

Minor millets value addition

80%

Sold minor millets with processing to middle man

Selling processed and value added minor millets to directly consumers

Installed INSIMP supported Minor Millets value added machiners in the clusters for further scale up of value addition on minor millets

Pannapatti clusters

Omalur

Co 1 Chrysanthimum

80%

Santhini variety only grown

Co 1 Chrysanthimum gives more producitivyt with bold flowers

Seed materials available through farmers group

Thalaivasal clusters

Attur

Tapioca Yethapur 1

80%

Rose, white, Mulluvadi and 266 varieties grown by farmers

Due to more productivity, farmers starting growing Yethapur 1 Tapioca variety

Seed Materials available through farmers group

Parapatti clusters

Salem

MDU 1 black gram

60%

Local variety without knowing the variety name

MDU 1 black gram introduced and given significant productivity

Seeds available through KVK Salem