Vermicompost Production Unit

Objective


- To utilize crop wastes and agricultural residues to enhance the production of organic manure
- To improve soil fertility, structure and texture
- To generate income under KVK Revolving Fund


Output

Number of training programs conducted-40 and Number of farmers trained-1200


Outcome

- Nearly 700 trained farmers (58.33%) have been producing vermicompost.
- They are utilizing the material in their own farms and the surplus is being sold to neighbouring farmers and nurseries. By this, they have been able to reduce the use of fertilizersto the   extent of 40- 50% Mysore district has large area under Sugarcane and banana. The farmers are now converting sugarcane trash and banana crop residue in to vermicompost.


Slide Show of Vermicompost Production Unit Activities