The objective of On Farm Testing (OFT) is to test and evaluate the research findings of Research Stations at the farmer’s field and to refine and modify the technologies, if required for better adoption by farmers. It is confirmation of already proven research results under real farming situation. The KVK has been instrumented in bringing up number of solutions to the problems related to farmers of Mehsana District. Integrated crop management, integrated nutrient management, Integrated Pest and disease management in field crops and horticulture crops and animal nutrition management, animal disease management, Value addition in home science and encouraging farm mechanization to minimize the production cost have been the important successful OFTs of KVK.
In the current year- 2022 we have conducted total 8 OFT on various disciplines. (Please download APR -2022 for detailed information.)
Increase their income.
At reasonable level of risk
In a given complex environment
Compatible with current farming system
Steps in On Farm Trial
Planning (setting priorities)
Extrapolation / Extension