Front Line Demonstrations
 

Every year Krishi Vigyan Kendra conducts several demonstrations on farmers fields on technologies released by research institutes, universities. These are mainly related to latest released varieties, agronomic management of crops, methods to control pest & diseases, technologies to increase yields, agri implements to reduce drudgery of women, technologies to reduce cost of production etc.,

The main objective of Front-Line Demonstrations is to demonstrate newly released crop production and protection technologies and its management practices in the farmers’ field under different agro-climatic regions and farming situations. While demonstrating the technologies in the farmers’ field, the scientist to study the factors contributing higher crop production, field constraints of production and thereby generate production data and feedback information. Front-Line Demonstrations are conducted in a block of two or four hectares land in order to have better impact of the demonstrated technologies on the farmers and field level extension functionaries.

List of Approved Front Line Demonstrations for 2017-18

Sl. No.

Crop/ Activity

Season

Title of the demonstration

No. of
 Demonstrations

Area (ha)

1. 

Paddy

Kharif

Organic cultivation of paddy variety Mugadsuganda

10

4.0

2. 

Wheat

Rabi

ICM in wheat variety UAS 347/446

10

4.0

3. 

Sorghum

Rabi

ICM in sorghum variety SPV-2217

10

4.0

4. 

Little millet

Kharif

ICM and value addition in little millet (DHLM-36-3)

5

2.0

5. 

Foxtail Millet

Kharif

ICM and value addition in foxtail millet (DHFt-109-3)

5

2.0

6. 

Barnyard Millet

Kharif

ICM and value addition in barnyard millet (DHBn-93-2)

5

2.0

7. 

Proso Millet

Kharif

ICM and value addition in proso millet (DHPm-2769)

5

2.0

8.

Safflower

Rabi

ICM in safflower variety A-1

10

4.0

9.

Onion

Kharif

Demonstration of onion variety Bhima Super

10

4.0

10. 

Chilli

Kharif

ICM in chilli

10

4.0

11. 

Green Peas

Kharif

ICM in green pea

10

4.0

12. 

Intercropping (Bt Cotton + pulse)

Kharif

Enhancing productivity & profitability of cotton based intercropping system

10

4.0

13. 

Nutrition Garden

Kharif

Demonstration on nutritional garden in schools

5

5 units

14. 

Fodder crops

Kharif

Demonstration of fodder cafeteria

10

4.0

15. 

Fishery

Kharif

Promotion of inland fisheries in farm pond

10

-

16. 

Dairy

-

Use of pour on preparation for ectoparasite control in dairy animal

10

-

17. 

Poultry

-

Popularization of oral pellet vaccine for new castle disease in backyard poultry farming

5

-

 

List of Approved Cluster Front Line Demonstrations on Pulses for 2017-18 under NFSM

Sl. No.

Crop/ Activity

Season

Title of the demonstration

No. of
 Demonstrations

Area (ha)

1. 

Greengram

Kharif

ICM and seed production in greengram

50

20.0

2. 

Blackgram

Kharif

ICM and seed production in blackgram

50

20.0

3. 

Bengalgram

Rabi

ICM in bengalgram

50

20.0

4. 

Greengram

Rabi

ICM in greengram

50

20.0

 

List of Approved Cluster Front Line Demonstrations on Oilseeds for 2017-18 under NMOOP

Sl. No.

Crop/ Activity

Season

Title of the demonstration

No. of
 Demonstrations

Area (ha)

1. 

Soybean

Kharif

ICM in soybean

50

20.0

2. 

Groundnut

Kharif

ICM in groundnut

75

30.0

 

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