Address: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (ICAR) Kerala Agricultural University Regional Agricultural Research Station Kumarakom North P.O, Kottayam, Kerala
Thrust Areas of KVK :
In order to fulfill the objectives, and to streamline its activities, the following thrust areas have been identified for KVK, Kottayam.. rushessays.com
Promoting Rice based integrated farming with locality specific components.
Exploring the scope for large-scale mechanization in the rice farming situation of Kuttanad (low-lying, waterlogged rice ecosystems).
Inculcating an organic farming culture in small and medium sized landowners
Encouraging rotational farming in rice monoculture with fish/prawn or vegetables
Promoting agriculture allied enterprises like Mushroom Cultivation, fish/Prawn Farming etc. as a source of additional income
Kitchen gardens / Nutrition Gardens as a means of getting organically produced vegetables for the family
Promoting other enterprises like value addition of agricultural produce, floriculture etc.
Scientific Fish/prawn seed production
Promoting Ornamental fish culture as a means of additional income
Integrated Pest Management strategies
Balanced nutrition in cultivated crops and