1. Rainfall recorded at KVK Gonikoppal on 21.06.2019 was 0.13 inches (3.3 mm). 2 .To manage Koleroga and Bud rot diseases in Arecanut, Spray Bordeaux mixture (1%) at least two times at an interval of 45 days. 3. Spray potassium Phosphonate 3 ml per lit. or 1% Bordeaux mixture during first week of June to manage Foot rot (Quick wilt) disease in Black Pepper.

Mandates of KVK

Technology assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/products.

  1. To conduct On-Farm Testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
  2. To organise Front Line Demonstrations to establish its production potentials on the farmers’ fields.
  3. To organise Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
  4. To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.
  5. In order to create awareness about improved technology, a large number of extension activities will be taken up.
  6. The seeds and planting materials produced by the KVKs will also be made available to the farmers.