KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA MURSHIDABAD
কৃষি বিজ্ঞান কেন্দ্র মুর্শিদাবাদ

West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences
Milebasa(Digha), Kalukhali, Bhagwangola-I
Pin-742135

Soil Science

3. Training Programme to be Organized (April- 2017 to March- 2018)

 (A)   TRAINING PROGRAMME OF PRATICING FARMERS AND FARMWOMEN:

                                                           SOIL SCIENCE

Thematic Area

Quarter/ Month/ Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of Trainee per Course

Total
trainee days

Integrated Crop Management

1st Quarter,

April, 2017

Improved package of practices on Jute cultivation.

1.To aware the farmers about IPM, INM and  Water management.

2.To learn about the chemical control of weeds management.

Off

1

1

30

30

Soil Fertility Management

1st  Quarter, April,

2017

Soil health awareness and management practices.

1. To know the meaning of soil health.

2. To make aware about reasons of soil health deterioration.

3. How to improve soil health.

Off

1

1

30

30

Nutrient Use efficiency.

1st Quarter,May,

2017

Method of Fertilizer application and dose for major crops of the District.

1. To make aware about affective method and dose of fertilizer use.

2. To make aware about fertilizer requirement calculation for a particular crop

3. How to increase fertilizer use efficiency..

On

1

2

30

60

Integrated pest management

1st   Quarter,

May,

2017

Seed treatment – utility and procedure

1.To aware the farmers about the necessity of seed treatment

2.To learn about the different procedure

Off

1

1

30

30

Production and use of organic inputs

1st Quarter,

June, 2017

Importance and practices of green manuring.

1. How to use land for improving soil health.

2. Green manuring crops and their cultivation practices.

3. How green manuring reduces input cost.

Off

1

1

30

30

Use of Micronutrient

1st  Quarter,

June,

2017

Role of micro-nutrient in crop production specifically for soils of Murshidabad

1.To impart knowledge on role of micro-nutrient in vegetable cultivation

2.To make skillful in identifying deficiency symptoms of different micro-nutrient in vegetables

3.To develop skill on application technique of micro-nutrient

On

1

2

30

60

Crop production

2nd

Quarter,

July,

2017

Importance and best crop management practices of Kharif Pulses.

1. Importance of kharif pulse cultivation.

2. Benefits of pulse cultivation in respect of soil fertility.

3. Cultivation practices of Major kharif pulse crop of the district.

Off

1

1

30

30

Integrated Nutrient Management

2nd Quarter,

July,

2017

INM and best crop management practices for Kharif paddy.

1. To make aware about integrated nutrient management in paddy.

2. How we can increase nutrient use efficiency?

3. What are different options for fertilization in paddy?

4. To make aware about best management practices.

off

1

1

30

30

Soil Fertility Management

2nd Quarter,

August,

2017

Soil health and its Importance in crop production.

1. To make aware about soil health.

2. Problems in soil in relation with productivity.

3. How to overcome soil health problems.

Off

1

1

30

30

Water Management

2nd Quarter,

September,

2017

Improved Water management practices

To make aware -

1. role of water in crop production.

2 .How to increase water use efficiency.

3. Different methods of irrigation practices.

On

1

2

30

60

Soil and Water Testing

2nd Quarter,

September,

2017

Soil Test based nutrient management.

  1. To provide technical guidance for necessity of soil testing.
  2. To train about how to use Soil testing kit.
  3. To provide knowledge about soil test based fertilizer recommendation of major crops.

Off

1

1

30

30

Integrated Nutrient Management

3rd Quarter,

October, 2017

INM of major vegetable crops.

To make aware about-

1. Integrated Nutrient Management practices.

2. Specific nutrient need for specific crop.

3. Different components of INM in vegetables.

On

1

2

30

60

Soil and Water Testing

3rd Quarter,

October, 2017

Importance of soil testing and soil sample collection.

1. Why should farmers go for soil testing?

2. To provide techniques of soil sample collection for laboratory analysis.

3. To provide knowledge about the soil test based fertilizer recommendation.

Off

1

1

30

30

Resource Conservation Technology

3rd quarter

November, 2017

Technique and advantages of Zero tillage.

1. To give technique of Zero tillage.

2. To make aware about advantages of Zero tillage.

On

1

2

30

60

Nutrient use Efficiency

3rd

Quarter,

November, 2017

Improved POP for mustard cultivation with special preference to Sulpher use.

1. To provide knowledge about importance of Sulpher in Mustard.

2.  To provide knowledge about nutritional management.

3. To provide Plant protection measures.

Off

1

1

30

30

Crop Production

3rd

Quarter November, 2017

Importance and best crop management practices of Rabi Pulses.

1. Importance of Rabi pulse cultivation.

2. Benefits of pulse cultivation in respect of soil fertility.

3. Cultivation practices of Major Rabi pulse crop of the district.

Off

1

1

30

30

Soil and Water Conservation

3rd Quarter,

December,

2017

Application of mulching in agriculture.

To make aware about-

1. What is mulching?

2.Need of mulching.

3. benefits of mulching.

4. Different options of mulching.

Off

1

1

30

30

Nutrient use efficiency

3rd Quarter,

December,

2017

Foliar application of fertilizer and its advantages on crops.

1. Benefit of foliar fertilizer application.

2. How to use foliar fertilizer.

3. Doses of different foliar fertilizer for different crops.

Off

1

1

30

30

Integrated Nutrient Management

4th

Quarter,

January,

2018

INM and best crop management practices for Boro paddy.

To make aware about-

1. Integrated Nutrient Management practices in boro Paddy.

2. Different doses of fertilizer application.

3. Best Management practices for boro paddy.

On

1

2

30

60

Integrated Nutrient Management

4th Quarter, February,

2018

INM and best package of practices for Groundnut cultivation.

To make aware about-

1. Integrated Nutrient Management practices for groundnut.

2. Different doses of fertilizer application.

3. Best Management practices for groundnut.

On

1

2

30

60

Bio-fertilizer Use

4th Quarter, February,

2018

Use of Bio-fertilizer to increase Nutrient availability in seasonal vegetable cultivation.

1. Need of biofertilizer.

2 .What biofertilizers are available in market?

3. How we can use biofertilizer for sustainable crop production.

Off

1

1

30

30

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Integrated Crop Management 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Soil Fertility Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Nutrient Use efficiency 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Integrated pest management 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Production and use of organic inputs 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Use of Micronutrient 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Crop production 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Integrated Nutrient Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Soil Fertility Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Water Management 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Soil and Water Testing 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Integrated Nutrient Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Soil and Water Testing 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Resource Conservation Technology 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Nutrient use Efficiency 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Crop Production 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Soil and Water Conservation 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Nutrient use efficiency 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Integrated Nutrient Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Integrated Nutrient Management 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30
Bio-fertilizer Use 10 0 0 0 15 5 25 5 30

TRAINING PROGRAMME of FARMERS AND FARM WOMEN:

(B) Rural Youth:

Soil Science

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Vermi-Culture

1st  Quarter June, 2017

Production & application of Vermicompost and Azolla.

1. Making aware about Vermicompost and Azolla production.

2.Use of Vermicompost and Azolla.

3.Benefit of Vermicompost and azolla use.

4.Scope for income generation.

On

1

4

30

120

Seed Production

4th  Quarter

January, 2018

Seed production of Jute.

1. Basic idea of Jute production.

2. Present status of jute seed market in west bengal.

3.  Jute seed production technique.

4. Plant protection and storage of jute seed.

On

1

4

30

120

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Vermi-Culture 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Seed Production 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30

c) Extension functionaries:

Soil Science

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Organic agriculture

2nd  Quarter

September.

2017

Organic farming

  1. To make aware about problems of inorganic agriculture.
  2. To make aware about benefit of organic farming.
  3. Different practices in organic farming.
  4. How to market organic produces.

On

1

1

30

30

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Organic agriculture 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30

(D) Sponsored Training:

Soil Science

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Vermi-Culture

1st  Quarter June, 2017

Production & application of Vermicompost and Azolla.

1. Making aware about Vermicompost and Azolla production.

2.Use of Vermicompost and Azolla.

3.Benefit of Vermicompost and azolla use.

4.Scope for income generation.

On

1

4

20

80

Soil fertility management

2nd  Quarter

July, 2017

Soil Fertility evaluation and maintenance of soil health.

1.To make aware about soil fertility components.

2. How to evaluate soil fertility.

3. How to maintain soil health.

On

1

4

20

80

Crop Production

2nd  Quarter

July, 2017

Importance and cultivation practices of major Kharif pulses of the district.

  1. Basic idea of Pulse production.
  2.  Present status of Pulse cultivation in west bengal.
  3. Improved cultivation practices of major Kharif pulses.
  4. Plant protection and storage of Pulses.

On

1

4

20

80

INM and IPM

2nd Quarter

August, 2017

INM and IPM of important crops

1. To make aware about Integrated Nutrient management Practices.

2. Role of different plant nutrients.

3. Visualized deficiency and toxicity symptoms of nutrients.

4. To make aware about Integrated Pest management Practices.

On

1

4

20

80

Organic agriculture

2nd  Quarter

September.

2017

Organic farming

1. To make aware about problems of inorganic agriculture.

2. To make aware about benefit of organic farming.

3. Different practices in organic farming.

4. How to market organic produces.

On

1

4

20

80

Crop Production

3rd

Quarter

October, 2017

Importance and cultivation practices of major Rabi pulses of the district.

  1. Basic idea of Pulse production.
  2.  Present status of Pulse cultivation in west bengal.
  3. Improved cultivation practices of major Rabi pulses.
  4. Plant protection and storage of Pulses.

On

1

4

20

80

Integrated Nutrient Management

3rd  Quarter

December, 2017

Role, deficiency and toxicity symptoms of plant nutrients.

1. To make aware about importance of plant nutrient application.

2. Role of different nutrients.

3. Visualized deficiency and toxicity symptoms of nutrients.

4. How to manage nutrient deficiency.

On

1

4

20

80

Seed Production

4th  Quarter

January, 2018

Seed production of Jute.

1. Basic idea of Jute production.

2. Present status of jute seed market in west bengal.

3.  Jute seed production technique.

4. Plant protection and storage of jute seed.

On

1

4

20

80

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Vermi-Culture 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Soil fertility management 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Crop Production 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
INM and IPM 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Organic agriculture 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Crop Production 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Integrated Nutrient Management 5 0 0 0 15 0 20 0 20
Seed Production 5 0 0 0 15 5 20 0 20

(E) Vocational Training:

Soil Science

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Nutrient Use Efficiency

3rd

Quarter

October, 2017

Method and time of Fertilizer application for proper fertilization.

  1. Affective use of applied fertilizer.
  2. Knowledge development on critical time of nutrient requirements.
  3. Fertilizer requirement calculation for crops.

On

1

4

30

120

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Nutrient Use Efficiency 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30

(F) Need Based Skilled Development Training:

Soil Science

Thematic Area

Quarter/

Month/

Year

Course title

Course objective(s)

Venue

Off/on

NO. Of courses

Duration

No. of

Trainees per

Course

Total
trainee days

Soil fertility management

2nd  Quarter

July, 2017

Soil Fertility evaluation and maintenance of soil health.

1.To make aware about soil fertility components.

2. How to evaluate soil fertility.

3. How to maintain soil health.

On

1

4

30

120

INM and IPM

2nd Quarter

August, 2017

INM and IPM of important crops

1. To make aware about Integrated Nutrient management Practices.

2. Role of different plant nutrients.

3. Visualized deficiency and toxicity symptoms of nutrients.

4. To make aware about Integrated Pest management Practices.

On

1

4

30

120

Integrated Nutrient Management

3rd  Quarter

December, 2017

Role, deficiency and toxicity symptoms of plant nutrients.

1. To make aware about importance of plant nutrient application.

2. Role of different nutrients.

3. Visualized deficiency and toxicity symptoms of nutrients.

4. How to manage nutrient deficiency.

On

1

4

30

120

Participants / trainees (number)

Thematic Area

SC ST Others Total
M W M W M W M W T
Vermi-Culture 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Soil fertility management 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30
Crop Production 5 0 11 4 10 0 26 4 30

FRONT LINE DEMONSTRATION ON THER THAN OILSEEDS & PULSES:

Qtr.

No.  & Month

Farming

situation

and purpose

Crop/

Enterprise

No. of Unit

Area

(ha)/

No

Critical

inputs

Total

Cost

(Rs)

Farmer’s

contribu-

tion (Rs)

KVK’s contribution Critical input

(Rs)

Total KVK contribution including extension activities

(Rs)

1st Quarter

May, 2017

Irrigated Medium

land

“Effect of vermicompost compiled with biofertilizer application in Brinjal cultivation”

Brinjal

10

0.67

Vermicompost

Bio fertilizer

16000

0

16000

17000

2nd Quarter

July, 2017

Effect of Rhizobium and Phosohobacteria inoculation on Black gram.

Black gram

15

2

Rhizobium and Phosphobacteria

3000

0

3000

4000

3rd Quarter

October, 2017

Varietal replacement of Mustard variety by Pusa Vijay.

Mustard

30

4

Seed

4500

0

4500

5500

3rd Quarter

November, 2017

Irrigated Medium

Land

“Effect of boron and zinc application in Wheat”

Wheat

10

1.33

Zinc and Boron based Micronutrient fertilizer

7000

0

7000

8000

4th Quarter

February, 2018

Irrigated Medium

Land

Effect of Gypsum application on the productivity of Groundnut.

Groundnut

15

2

Gypsum

12000

0

12000

13000

4th Quarter

February, 2018

Irrigated Medium

Land

Introduction of Improved Green gram Variety, Var.-Samrat 

Green gram

30

2

Seed

4500

0

4500

5500

4th Quarter

February, 2018

Irrigated Medium

Land

Effect of Zinc and Sulphur application on the productivity of Seasum.

Sesame

10

1.33

Zinc and Sulphur base micronutrient fertilizer

4800

0

4800

5800

9. On-Farm TESTING to be conducted:

ON-FARM TESTING-I

Assessment of yield enhancement of Kharif Paddy through balance fertilization compiled with Zinc in Zinc deficient soils of Murshidabad district.

1.

Problem area

:

Low yield of Paddy

2.

Imporatant cause

:

Lack of micronutrient use.

3.

Production system

:

Irrigated medium land

4.

Micro-farming  Situation

:

Jute – Rice – Rice

5.

Technology for testing

:

T-1: RD (60:30:30) of NPK application+ ZnSo4-25kg/ha.

T-2: RD (60:30:30) of NPK application + ZnSo4-12.5kg/ha+ 2 spray of Chelated Zinc @ 1 gm/Liter.

6.

Existing practice

:

Very less or No micronutrient use.

7

Source of Technology

:

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, Nadia

8.

Objectives

:

To develop practice of Zinc application in Zinc deficient soils of Murshidabad district for higher crop yield.

9.

Hypothesis
:

Application of Zinc as basal and foliar spray can enhance yield of Paddy.

10.

Treatment details

 Farmers' practice: Indiscriminate use of NPK and no use or very less use of ZnSo4/Chelated Zinc

Technology Option  I

RD (60:30:30) of NPK application+ ZnSo4-25kg/ha.

 Technology Option  II

RD (60:30:30) of NPK application + ZnSo4-12.5kg/ha+ 2 spray of Chelated Zinc @ 1 gm/Liter.

11.

Critical inputs

:

Zinc based fertilizer

12.

Unit size

:

0.13 ha.

13.

No. of replications

:

15

14.

Unit cost

:

Rs.800.00

15.

Total cost

:

Rs.12000.00

 16.

Monitoring indicators

:

a) Number of Productive Tillers. b) Grain Yield. c) Comparative Economics.

ON-FARM TESTING-II

Effect of different biofertilizer application on productivity and nutrient uptake of lentil.

1.

Problem area

:

Low productivity of Lentil.

2.

Imporatant cause

:

Inadequate plant nutrition.

3.

Production system

:

Irrigated medium land

4.

Micro-farming  Situation

:

Jute – Rice – Lentil

5.

Technology for testing

:

TO I : FP + Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria(PSB)

TO II : FP + Rhizobium

TO III : FP + PSB + Rhizobium

6.

Existing practice

:

NPK-20:40:40, Time of application-only Basal

7

Source of Technology

Institute of Agriculture, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan 731236, Birbhum, West Bengal

8.

Objectives

:

To increase yield of lentil by proper nutrient use.

9.

Hypothesis
:

Proper biofertilizer use may increase yield of Lentil.

10.

Treatment details

 Farmers' practice: Framers Practice (20:40:40 NPK)

Technology Option  I

FP (20:40:40 ) of NPK + Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria(PSB) (20 gm/kg seed or 4 kg/ha)

 Technology Option  II

RD (30:60:60) of NPK + Rhizobium (20 gm/kg seed or 4 kg/ha)

Technology Option  III

RD (30:60:60) of NPK + PSB + Rhizobium (20 gm/kg seed or 4 kg/ha)

11.

Critical inputs

:

Seed, Rhizobium, PSB

12.

Unit size

:

0.13 ha.

13.

No. of replications

:

15

14.

Unit cost

:

Rs.1025.00

15.

Total cost

:

Rs.15375.00 (Including extension board)

 16.

Monitoring indicators

:

a) Grain Yield b) Nutrient uptake c) Comparative Economics.