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  • To speed up the process of dissemination of technology, a large number of various extension activities like exhibition, campaign, publication etc are carried out. read more

  • Front Line Demonstrations

    Systematic creation of local proof of both the applicability and profitability of the recommended technology with the cooperation and participation of the farmers and under the personal guidance of the scientists and/or extension personnel.

    Principle: Seeing is Believing

    OBJECTIVES OF FRONTLINE DEMONSTRATIONS


    To demonstrate the productive potential of newly released technologies to farmers’ conditions. To get first hand feedback on the contributory or limiting factors for achieving the productive potential of the new technology To prepare technical leadership in the village, and To organise need based training programmes for Subject Matter Specialists, Extension Workers, Farmers etc.

    SPECIAL FEATURES


    The Frontline Demonstrations are different than the normal demonstrations conducted by the extension functionaries.

    THE SPECIAL FEATURES OF FRONTLINE DEMONSTRATONS ARE :


     

    FRONTLINE demonstrations are conducted under the close upervision of the scientist of National Agricultural Research System comprising ICAR Institutes, National Research Centres, Project Directorates, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, State Agricultural Universities and the Regional Research Stations.
    Only newly released technologies or those likely to be released in near future are selected for the frontline demonstrations
    Frontline demonstrations are organised in block of five hectares involving all those farmers whose plots fall in the identified demonstration block.
    Only critical inputs and training are provided from the scheme budget, remaining inputs are supplied by the farmers themselves.
    Training of the farmers associated with the frontline demonstrations is a pre-requisite for the programme.
    The target audience of frontline demonstrations are both farmers and the extension officers. The purpose is to convince extension functionaries and farmers together about the potentialities of technologies for further wide scale diffusion and
    Frontline demonstrations are used as a source of generating data on factors contributing higher crop yields and constraints of production under various farming situations.

    Sl. No.

    Crop/ Enterprise

    Title of FLD

    No. of Demo.

    1

    Paddy

    New paddy variety TKM 13 moderately resistant to blast (TNAU 2015)

    10

    2

    Paddy

    Demonstration of TNAU Rice Co(R) 51

    10

    3

    Sorghum

    Demonstration of High yielding sorghum variety CO - 30 for dual purpose

    10

    4

    Pearl millet

    Demonstration of Pearl millet CO - 10 variety

    10

    5

    Nutrition garden

    Demonstration of organic nutrition garden in schools

    4

    6

    Vegetables

    Demonstration of IPM in Cucurbitaceous vegetables

    5

    7

    Bhendi

    Demonstration of YMV resistant Bhendi Hybrid Co (Bh) H 4

    10

    8

    Onion

    Demonstration of intercropping onion Co (On) 5 in Banana

    10

    9

    Coconut

    Integrated Nutrient Management in Coconut

    10

    10

    Jasmine

    Demonstration of Off season flowering in jasmine

    10

    11

    Chilli

    Demonstration of TNAU Chilli Hybrid Co1

    10

    12

    Tapioca

    ICM in Tapioca

    10

    13

    Drumstick

    ICM in drumstick

    10

    14

    Fodder

    Demonstration of Mixed fodder production for dairy cattle

    5

    15

    Goats

    Flock Health management in goats under Semi intensive system

    10

    16

    Desi Chicken

    Demonstration of Health management of Desi Chicken under back yard condition

    5

    Total

    139