Front Line Demonstration (FLD)

Front Line Demonstration

The FLDs are regularly organized in farmers holdings in order to upscale the proven agro technologies. Some of the FLDs conducted by the KVK, Sandhiyur during the past few years gave significant impact in improving the adoption rate by the farmers. Few such technologies are System of Rice Intensification (SRI), drum seeding, Leaf Colour Chart (LCC), quality seed production, introduction of alternate crops viz, Sunflower, Maize, Precision farming technologies in vegetables, flowers, etc.,

FLDs for 2020-21

S. No. Crop Technologies Demonstrated No. of Demo Team members involved
1. Paddy Demonstration and seed production of Paddy CO -53 under farmer participatory mode 10 Programme Coordinator and SMS (SS& AC)
2. Sorghum Demonstration and seed production of high yielding dual purpose sorghum var. CO -32 under farmer participatory mode 10 Programme Coordinator and SMS (SS& AC)
3. Minor Millets – Thenai Demonstration of TENAI (ATL 1) 10 SMS (SS& T)
4. Maize Demonstration of COHM 6 maize 10 Programme Coordinator
5. Maize Demonstration of IPM for Fall Army worm in maize 10 SMS (Agrl. Ento.)
6. Gingelly Demonstration and seed production of white seeded gingelly   var.VRI 3 under farmer participatory mode 10 Programme Coordinator and SMS (SS& T)
7. Blackgram Demonstration of seed production (foundation /certified) by farmer participatory mode  in blackgram (VBN 10) 10 SMS (SS&T)
8. Gingelly Demonstration of Enhancing the productivity through seed pelleting in Gingelly 10 SMS (SS&T)
9. Blackgram Popularization of Blackgram (VBN 11) 10 SMS (SS&T)
10. Cotton Demonstration Cotton var.  CO 17 for Salem District 10 Programme Coordinator and SMS (SS& AC)
11. Banana Demonstration of newly released TNAU banana variety CO2  with ICM 10 SMS (Hort)
12. Onion Demonstration of Newly released Small Onion variety CO 6 with ICM in Salem district 10 SMS (Hort)
13. Tapioca Demonstration of newly released Tapioca variety YTP 2 10 SMS (Hort)
14. Vegetables – Greens  Demonstration of newly released black nightshade – solanum nigrum L. CO 1 manathakkaali 10 SMS (Hort)
15. Brinjal Demonstration of  grafted Brinjal in TSP Village 10 SMS (Hort)
16. Bottle gourd Demonstration of high yielding Bottle Gourd variety PLR 2 in TSP Village 10 SMS (Hort)
17. Pandal vegetables Demonstration of low cost Pandal Vegetable Production at DFI Village 10 SMS (Hort)
18. Nutrition garden Demonstration of Nutrition Garden for Providing Balanced Nutrient to the Rural Community 10 SMS (Hort)
19. Community nursery Demonstration of Community Nursery in Tribal Areas for sustainable Vegetable Production 2 SMS (Hort)
20. Jasmine Demonstration of INM strategies in jasmine 10 SMS (Hort) and SMS (SS&AC)
21. Bhendi Demonstration of IPDM Strategies in Bhendi In Salem District 10 SMS ( Agrl. Ento.)
22. Onion Demonstration of IPDM strategies in Onion 10 SMS ( Agrl. Ento.)
23. Coconut Deonstration of IPM practices for management of Rugose white fly in coconut 10 SMS (Agrl. Ento.)
24. Dairy cattle Demonstration of Ketoquant for diagnosis of ketosis in dairy cattle 20 SMS (V&AS) and all
25. Dairy cattle Demonstration of Mastiguard for prevention and treatment of mastitis in dairy cattle 10 SMS (V&AS) and All
26. Fodder production Demonstration of 10 cent model Fodder plot to ensure balanced feeding for increasing livestock productivity. 15 SMS (V&AS)and SMS (Agro)
27. Poultry  Demonstration of TANUVAS Aseel chicken for egg and meat purpose for backyard rearing 10 SMS (V&AS) and SMS (Hort.)
28. Extension Demonstration of Arogya setu  app SMS (Agrl.Economics)
29. Extension Demonstration on diagnostic tool (Foldscope) along with Integrated disease management in Groundnut SMS (Agrl. Entomology)

FLDs for 2019-20

S.No Crop Thematic Area Title of FLD
1. Cereals – Paddy Crop management Demonstration of Paddy ADT 53 with ICM Practices
2. Cereals – Paddy Crop improvement Demonstration of Paddy CO 52 with ICM Practices
3. Oilseeds -Sunflower Crop improvement Demonstration of High yielding Pest and Disease resistant  Sunflower hybrid COH3
4. Oilseed Goundnut Crop management FLD on Demonstration of NAA spray on seed filling and seed yield in groundnut

 

5. Pulses – Cowpea Seed Production FLD on Demonstration of Seed Production (Foundation /Certified) by farmer’s participatory mode in Cowpea (VBN 3).
6. Vegetables -Bhendi Crop Management FLD on Demonstration of Arka Nikita Bhendi hybrid
7. Vegetable crops – Bottle gourd Crop improvement Demonstration of ICM in newly released high yielding bottle gourd variety PLR 2
8. Flowers – Star jasmine Crop improvement Demonstration of newly released star jasmine  (J. nitidum) variety CO 1 for year round flower production
9. Flowers – Chrysanthemum Crop Protection Demonstration of IPDM strategies in chrysanthemum In Salem District
10. Fruit crops – Banana Crop improvement Demonstration of NRCB Banana Variety Kavery Saba with ICM
11. Fodder

 

Fodder crops Demonstration of Fodder Bank in DFI Villages for Doubling the Farmers Income through Agriculture and Allied interventions
12. Animal Husbandry Diary cattle Demonstration of Ketocheck for diagnosis of ketosis in dairy cattle

 

13. Animal Husbandry

 

Poultry Demonstration of fowl pox vaccine and package of practices for backyard poultry farming
14. Animal Husbandry

 

Diary cattle Demonstration of TANUVAS Calf  kit for management of  young ones

FLDs for 2018-19

Crop  Thematic area                             Title of FLD
Cowpea Crop improvement

 

Demonstration of Cowpea VBN 3 with ICM practices
Blackgram Crop Management

 

Demonstration of  Foliar Nutrition in Pulses
Sunflower Crop Improvement

 

Demonstration of Sunflower hybrid COH3 with ICM practices
Castor Crop Improvement

 

Demonstration of Castor YRCH 2.
 

Cotton

Plant protection

 

Pheromone traps @ 25/ha

Neem soap/ Nimbicidine/ Neem oil application – 2 kg/ 1 lt

Millets

Kuthiraivali

Crop Improvement

 

MDU 1 Kuthiraivali, Line sowing , Seed treatment  with bio fertilizers and spraying of bio control agent
Sorghum Crop improvement

 

Demonstration of TNAU seed coating formulation in sorghum seed production through farmers participatory mode
Chilli Crop improvement

 

Demonstration of High Pungent and High Yielding  Chilli Hybrid                   (Arka Harita) with ICM
Guava Crop Protection

 

Demonstration and of IDPM for Root Knot Nematode Management in Guava for Higher Productivity
Cattle Disease management

 

Demonstration of Mastiguard for Prevention and Treatment of Mastitis in Dairy Cattle

FLDs for 2017-18

Crop Thematic Area Technology Demonstrated
Paddy Crop Protection Demonstration of AESA based Ecological Engineering concept along with IPM module for Paddy
Cumbu Crop Production Demonstration of Cumbu CO 10 for higher productivity
Groundnut Crop Protection Demonstration of IDM practices for stem rot disease in groundnut for higher productivity
Gingelly Crop Improvement FLD on seed production in Gingelly (VRI 3) as farmer participatory mode
Cotton Crop Protection Eco-friendly insect pest management of sucking pests in Bt cotton
Sugarcane Crop Protection Demonstration of IDM practices for smut disease in sugarcane through eco-friendly management techniques for higher productivity
Banana Crop Management Demonstration and management of Erwinia rot or Tip over disease in tissue cultured Banana for higher productivity
Guava Crop Improvement Demonstration of red flesh guava Arka Rashmi
Tomato Crop Protection Demonstration of IDM practices for Bacterial wilt disease in tomato for higher productivity
Tomato Crop Improvement Demonstration of PPFM foliar spray for rainfed tracts of Tomato
Chilli Crop Protection Bio-rational insect Pest Management Module for Chillies
Dolichous bean Lab lab Crop Improvement Demonstration of Bush type Lab lab CO (GB) 14
Coriander Crop Improvement Demonstration of multi cut type Coriander Arka Isha
Pepper Crop Improvement Demonstration of pepper production and marketing
Jasmine Crop Management Demonstartion of bio-rationals for the management of flower thrips and bud worms in jasmine
Pulses and millets Farm Implements Method of operation of spiral seperator
Dairy Cattle Animal Husbandry Demonstration on use of progesterone impregnated intra vaginal sponges for improvement of fertility in dairy cattle
Dairy Cattle Animal Husbandry Demonstration of effectiveness of Nano heal cream on wound healing properties in farm animals
Desi bird Animal Husbandry Demonstration on Ethno veterinary medicine (EVM) treatment for Ranikhet Disease in Native Chickens

FLDs for 2016-17

Crop Thematic area                   Title of FLD
Sorghum Crop Improvement Demonstration of Sorghum K 12 for higher productivity
Groundnut Crop Improvement Demonstration of  high yielding  disease tolerant groundnut var. VRI 8 for higher productivity
Grafted Brinjal Crop Maintenence Demonstration of grafted brinjal with ICM
Tomato Crop Maintenence Demonstration of PPFM foliar spray for rainfed tracts of Tomato
Tomato Crop Maintenence Demonstration of ArkaActino-plus  in Tomato
Bhendi Hybrid Crop Improvement Demonstration of Bhendi Hybrid CO4 for higher productivity
French bean Crop Improvement Popularisation of ArkaSuvidhafrench beans for Salem Hills
Marigold Crop Improvement Demonstration of Arka Agni Marigold with ICM for high flower yield
Guava Crop Protection Demonstration of IPM module in Guava
Banana Crop Protection Demonstration of IPM module for Banana  Pseudostem weevil
Mango Crop Protection Demonstration of IPM module for Mango
Cotton Crop Protection Demonstration of IPDM management practice for cotton  for  higher productivity
Chilli Crop Protection Demonstration of  IDM practices in chilli through eco-friendly management techniques  for  higher productivity
Brinjal Crop Protection Demonstration of IPM & IDM eco-friendly practices in Brinjal
Jasmine Crop Maintenence Demonstration of  management of Jasmine root  diseases for higher productivity
Areca nut Farm Machineries Demonstration of Areca nut dehusker for  drudgery reduction
Turmeric rhizome planter Farm Machineries Demonstration of  tractor drawn TNAU turmeric rhizome planter
Cattle Animal Husbandry Demonstration of estrus synchronization for improvement of fertility in dairy cattle
Cattle Animal Husbandry Demonstration on use of TANUVAS GRAND supplement in crossbred dairy cattle
Cattle Animal Husbandry Demonstration of Fodder cowpea CO 9 for providing balanced supply of green fodder to cattle