District Profile

Agriculture Scenario of the District

Major Farming Systems/Enterprises (Based on the analysis made by KVK):

S.No. FARMING SYSTEM/ENTERPRISE
1.Agriculture + Horticulture
2.Agriculture + Animal Husbandry
3.Agriculture + Animal Husbandry + Horticulture
4.Agriculture + Labour
5.Land less Labour


Thurst Area of the District

Potential of the District

Problem of the District

Discipline Problems

Crop Production

  • Use of high seed rate with improper method & planting  geometry.
  • Lack of adoption of crop rotation.
  • Heavy reliability on traditional varieties coupled with inappropriate  sowing time.
  • Low use of organic matter and bio-fertilizers.
  • Lack of adoption of IPNMs in cereals, pulses, oilseeds & horticulture crops.
  • Heavy infestation of weeds in all crops.
  • Unawareness regarding importance of quality seeds.
  • Lack of knowledge in quality seed production.
  • Lack of value added variety of major crops of the zone.

Horticulture

  • Unavailability of suitable varieties of horticultural crops
  • Lack of concept for nursery & its managements in horticultural crops
  • Lack of technical knowledge about management of Orchard.

Agriculture Engineering

  • Unawareness of soil and water conservation practices
  • Non-conjunctive use of available irrigation water.
  • Improper care and maintenance of implements and equipments
  • Little awareness in promotion of improved implements

Value Addition & Processing

  • Unawareness regarding value addition
  •  lack of processing facilities, market intelligence

Home Science

  • Unawareness of farm women regarding group approach.
  • Poor farm women efficiency & drudgery due to lack of knowledge of friendly farm equipments.
  • Health & Hygiene problem in farm women
  • Malnutrition of children & farm women.
  • Unawareness about source of income generation.

Crop Protection

  • Wilt complex in major oilseed & pulses
  • Losses due to insect, pest & disease attack in cereals, pulses, oilseeds & horticulture crops( G. Beetle, Leaf Curl, Thrips, YVM, Tuber rot and blight in Potato)
  • Rodent (particularly rat) problem in field crops
  • Losses due to termite attack in partial irrigated crops.
  • Indiscriminate use of insecticides .
  • Storage/post harvest losses in cereals, pulses & vegetables

Extension

  • Lack of entrepreneurship among the rural youth.
  • Lack of  leading capability among farmers community.
  • Lack of linkage with extension agency.
  • Unawareness regarding agricultural development programmes.

Veterinary Science

  • Low productivity owing to indigenous breed of animals & poultry.
  • Unawareness regarding vaccination.
  • Imbalance feeding, maintenance & care of Milch animals.
  • Infertility, delayed oestrous, long calving interval of repeat breeding