Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon, Tal. Dist. Satara(M.H.)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri

Demonstration Units

  Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon have Four Demonstration Units Nursery Unit, Hydroponic Fodder Unit, Hatchery Unit and ATIC.

A.Nursery Unit:

  Nursery unit is established on Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon Tal. Dist. Satara during the year 2017-18. This unit intends to produce quality planting material of different crops like Mango, Acid lime and drumstick. Apart from production of quality planting material Skill training on nursery management for providing employment to the rural youth is also conducted. Visitors from different Agril. Technical Schools and other institute also visit this unit for knowing the nursery management techniques. Training on production of vegetable seedling in pro- trays is also organized in this unit.

B.Hydroponic Fodder Unit:

  Krishi Vigyan Kendra. Borgaon, Tal. Dist. Satara has installed Hydroponic Fodder Unit for demonstrating the Hydroponic fodder production technique. This is useful to provide the green fodder to milking animals in scarcity period. This unit had four layers with 36 trays of 1 Kg each grain capacity and can give 288 kg hydroponic fodder.

C.Hatchery Unit:

  Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon has started hatchery unit for providing day old poultry chicks to farmers. Govt. Hatchery unit is not available in the district so this unit will help farmers to get good quality chicks at reasonable prices for their backyard poultry. This unit has egg setter cum hatcher machine with capacity of 300 poultry eggs.

D.Agricultural Technology Information Center (ATIC):

  Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon has Agricultural Technology Information Center (ATIC). Various varieties of seed, type of poultry birds, Improved farm implements and information regarding variuos crops and success story videos shaowcased in ATIC. Farmers and students visit ATIC for getting improved knowledge about agriculture.

Designed by:Smt. S.B. Kakade, Programme Assistant (Computer), Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Borgaon, Tal. Dist. Satara.
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