Fodder Demonstrations

One of the important activities of this station is to conduct fodder demonstrations in the farmers field. Three states viz., Karnataka, Kerala, Goa  and one Union Territory Lakshadeep comes under the jurisdiction of this station.The station is conducting these  demonstrations in joint colloboration with the State Department of Animal Husbandry, State Watershed Department, NGOs, and Progressive farmers. Till 2012-13, 7677 no of fodder demonstrations  conducted by this farm .

The following varieties of fodder crops were introduced and demonstrated by this station.



Crop

Varieties

Maize

African tall

Sorghum

 

Single cut

MP Chari

Multi cut

PC-23

                                             Perennial

CoFS-29

Cowpea

EC 4216

Oat (Rabi)

Kent

 

 

 Perennial Grasses

 

Guinea grass

Hamil,Makueni,Riversdale,Gatton panic,Green panic

Rhodes grass

Callide

Signal grass

Basilisk

Buffel grass

Cloncurry