Krishi Vigyan Kendra

KVK, Mehsana
Mon-Sat: 09:00 - 04:00


Front Line Demonstration is one of important mandate of KVK through which KVK demonstrated the important technology at the farmer's field every year. Various new technology like latest released varieties, fertilizers and micronutrients, biopesticides for respective crop. Agriculture implements for drudgery reduction of women and technologies to reduce cost of production etc. are also introduced.

FLD is focused on major commodities of the district and the technologies available are used to solve the problems. Under FLD programme major cereals, oilseeds, pulses, cash crops, horticulture crops of disrict are covered. The problems of the particular farming situation are studied and available technologies from the SAUs/ICAR are being demonstrated so that farmers could get the maximum returns. Major focus is to reduce the chemical pesticides and fertilizers so that cost of production can also be reduced.

FLDs on Oilseeds and pulses are the major


Last year, we conducted FLDs on various crops and enterprise as below.

Last year, we conducted FLDs on various crops and enterprise as below.

Sr.No Crop Objective Variety Area

conducted ( ha )

No. of Demo
1 Blackgram Integrated Crop Management GU-1 10 25
2 Cotton Integrated Crop Management GTHH-49 BG-II 4 16
3 Cotton Integrated Pest Management Neem oil, Beauveria bassiana,Pheromone traps 10 25
4 Groundnut Integrated Crop Management GG-22 10 25
5 Fodder Sorghum Varietal Evaluation PC-23 2.5 25
6 Castor Integrated Crop Management GCH-8 20 50
7 Mustard Integrated Crop Management GDM-4 30 75
8 Chickpea Integrated Crop Management GJG-5 10 25
9 Crops (Organic farming) Organic Farming Organic farming kit 20 50
10 Chilli Integrated Pest Management Neem oil, Beauveria bassiana 5 12
11 Fennel Integrated Pest Management Neem oil, Beauveria bassiana 10 25
12 Tomato Integrated Pest Management Neem oil, Beauveria bassiana 5 12
13 Wheat Varietal Evaluation GW-451 10 40
14 Cumin Disease Management IDM kit 6 15
15 Sesamum Integrated Crop Management GJT-5 10 25
16 Greengram Integrated Crop Management GNM-6 10 25
1 Dibbler in Cotton Farm Mechanization - - 10
2 Fenbendazole Disease Management Fenbendazole - 20
3 Kitchen Garden Kitchen Gardening and Nutrition gardening Seeds and seedling - 50
4 Dibbler in Castor Farm Mechanization - - 25
5 Drumstick Production of low volume and high value crops PKM-1 - 40
6 Probiotic Feed Management Probiotic - 20
7 Chelated mineral mixture Animal Nutrition Management Chelated mineral mixture - 20
8 Wheelhoe Drudgery Reduction Wheelhoe - 10
9 Bypass Protein Animal Nutrition Management Bypass Protein - 20
10 Secutter Farm mechanization Secutter - 50
11 Improved sickle Drudgery reduction Improved sickle - 20

Note : Detail of FLDs and result are available in Annual Progress Report

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