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.

Piggery Unit

In KVK farm we are having piggery demo unit where Duroc and Large white Yorkshire breed of pigs were maintained. We are producing around 100 piglets per year of both breeds. Duroc breed having a quality of lean meat production where as Yorkshire breed has fast growth rate with higher litter size. The piglets produced from the unit were distributed to the local farmers with nominal charge and preference is given to those farmers who have got training on piggery from the KVK.

Duroc piglets

Piggery shed

Yorkshire pig breed

Duroc pig breed