Maintenance of Farm
Dept of BEAS is maintaining 118.5 acres of experimental farm for teaching, research and extension activities for demonstration on recent and innovative technologies for the benefit of farming community. Apart from teaching, research and extension, college farm play a major role on production and supply of breeder, foundation, certified and truthful labelled seeds of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables and green manure seeds to the farming community. The farm have the irrigation source of two canal pump houses viz., Peruvalai canal and Pullambadi canal through Cauvery command area and three open wells.
Major crops grown
- Annual crops – Paddy, pulses, millets, minor millets, forage crops, green manure and sugarcane
- Horticulture crops–Annual Moringa, Mango, Sapota, Jammun, Coconut, Amla, Acid lime and Guova
- Tree crops -Tamarind, Silk cotton, Neem, Pungam, Teak, Eucalyptus, Simaruba, Acacia and Palmyrah
- Dairy: A total of 4 Jersey cross cows, 14 Tellichery goats and 3 country hens are available.
Dept of BEAS coordinates and executes extension related activities of AEC & RI through other depts on farm mechanization, soil and water conservation, irrigation automation, food processing, bio energy and agricultural innovations.