21 Days training “Modern Practices of Plant and Animal Nutrition for Sustainable Agriculture Production and Intensive Livestock Development”

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Organized by ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute Southern Regional Research Station, Dharwad (Karnataka) University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur (Karnataka)
(website: www.nadcl.org / email: [email protected] / Contact No. 8899921702)


ICAR-Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Southern Regional Research Station, Dharwad, Karnataka Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi constituent of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi is an unique institute of Asia. Our country is bestowed with diverse climate. Fodder Technological needs of South India are addressed by its southern Regional Research Station located in Dharwad of Karnataka.

It houses and works on (exceptional collection of) grasses and forage legumes that could be grown in low (500 mm) to high (3500 mm) rainfall regimes/low to high fertile soils. Its technologies have received wider adoptability and appreciation from many.

High yielding soft textured low oxalic content Bajra Napier Hybrid variety DHN-6, non-competitive land use through horti-pasture in farmers’ mango and coconut orchards and participatory forage seed production have fetched accolades to it. It’s a trusted source of information and forage seed for many.

Its popularity could be witnessed by its reach to State Agricultural Universities, milk federations, forest departments, animal husbandry departments, and national highways authorities of different states of India besides livestock farmers of southern India.

A key contributor, since 1987, in enhancing livestock productivity of farmers in particular and south India at large, today it has the distinct recognition of a dynamic regional research station in the service of livestock farmers and the nation.

About the 21 Days Winter School Both plants and animals need nutrients for the same reasons. They need them to, grow, fight off diseases and pests and to reproduce. Plants and animals need nutrients in larger, smaller or trace amounts to stay healthy.

Scientific plant and animal nutrition is the most important factor for sustainable agriculture production, improved livestock health, productivity and ultimately for intensive livestock development. Profitability of the commercial agriculture and animal husbandry depends on quality and quantity of nutrients applied to field / fed to livestock.

Participants & Eligibility:

The 21 Days Winter School is open for the scientists, teachers, growers, students, and marketing personals. Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of registration form: 27-01-2021
Selection notification: 31-01-2021
Confirmation of participation: 01-02-2021
Commencement of training: 02-02-2021


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