Seed Processing Unit

Seed processing unit was established to promoted seed production in the district. Basic infrastructure like seed grading unit, seed storage godown, seed drying yard and seed lab were established at Suttur.

The details of the unit is given below,

a. Year of establishment: 2007.
b. Seed processing capacity: 4 tonne per day
c. Crops processed till date: Paddy, Maize, ragi, redgram, blackgram, greengram, & cowpea
d. Seed storage capacity: 200 tonnes
e. Seed processed till date: 625 tonnes
f. Processing fee charged: Rs. 70/- per quintal.

The local farmers who produce seed for their own use or to sell locally are utilizing this facility. Service is also being extended to seed organizations like National Seed Corporation Ltd., Karnataka Milk Federation & other private seed firms.

Slide Show of Seed Processing Unit Activities