On the occasion of Silver Jubilee Year of host institute Satpuda Education Society, Jalgaon Jamod, Krishi Vigyan Kendra had organized Agriculture Exhibition SATPUDA - 2016 during 17-18 January 2016 at KVK Campus, Jalgaon Jamod, Dist: Buldana.
Exhibition was inaugurated at the auspicious hands of Hon'ble Dr. Ranjitji Patil, State Home Minister, Maharashtra. The function was chaired by Hon'ble Mr. Krushnaroji Ingle, President Satpuda Education Society, Sau. Alkatai Khandare, President Z.P. Buldana, Dr. Sanjayji Kute, MLA Jalgaon Jamod, Sau. Sulochanatai Patil, Agriculture Sabhapati, Z.P. Buldana,Dr. Sau. Swatitai Wakekar, Ex-President Nagar Parishad, Jalgaon Jamod, Mr. Santosh Dabre, SAO Buldana, Mr. Suresh Jagtap, PD, ATMA Buldana, Mr. N.K. Raut, SDAO Khamgaon and Mr. Anil Gabhane, Programme Coordinator, KVK was chief guest of the programme.
About 108 stalls holders participated in this exhibition, out of which 10 stalls of Dr. PDKV, Akola, Line Departments like State Agriculture Dept, Sericulture, Fishery, DIC, KVIC Dept. 46 stalls of various pesticides, biopesticides, seeds and fertilizer companies like RCF, UPL, Ankur Seeds, Insecticide India, Krushi Tech, P.Ltd., Nirmal Seeds, Kalash Seeds, Nagarjuna, Vaishnavi Biotech, New Genes, Royal Crop Science, tractor & equipments like Jain Irrigation, Mascot Motor Pump, Angel Pumps, Shrinath irrigation, Jon Deer, Escorts, Eicher, Massy Ferguson, Limken, YMB Dalmill was participated in the exhibition. Various 32 SHG's and 10 Farmers Producer Companies exhibits their product during this exhibition and 10 consumer companies also actively participated in this 2 day agriculture exhibition.
KVK had exhibits different agriculture technologies, Soil Testing Mini Kit, Agriculture Equipments, Durdgery reduction implements. KVK also Exhibits live demonstration of various varieties and technologies of Groundnut, Wheat, Bengalgram, Fodder Crops like Nutrifeed, Sugargraze, Makkan grass, Hydroponics, Azolla, horticulture crops like, Cuastard Apple, guava, orange, lime, Sweet orange.
Main attraction of the exhibition was the live demonstration of Solar water pump arranged by Jain Irrigation systems.
During this exhibition Fruit and Vegetable exhibition was also arranged. About 86 farmers from the district had exhibits their samples of fruits like Pomeogranate, Papya, Orange, Sweet Ornage, Lime, Apple bor, Aonla, Banana, Guava and vegetable samples of Onion, Turmeric, Ginger, Brinjal, Radish, Flower, Cauli Flower, Beet and medicinal plants like Safed Musli, Pan Pimpri etc.
During this exhibition workshop on Agriculture Subsidiary Business and Dryland Horticulture had organised on 17th January at KVK seminar hall. Dr. B.D. Shelke, Horticulturist and Dr. Janotkar,Dr. Kalore share their views and interact with the farmers.
On the second day of exhibition award ceremony was arranged. For this ceremony Hon'ble Mr. Mukulji Wasnik, Ex-Cabinet Minister, GOI, Hon'ble Dr. Rajendraji Shingne, Ex-Health Minister, Maharashtra State, Hon'ble Mr. Rahulji Bondre, MLA Chikhali, Hon'ble Mr. Harshawardhanji Sapkal, MLA Buldana,Hon'ble Mr. Krushnaroji Ingle, President Satpuda Education Society and Mr. Anil Gabhane, Programme Coordinator, KVK was chief guest of the programme. Award had been given to best three stalls, best three farmers from fruit and vegetables.
About 25000-30000 farmers, farm women, rural youth, extension functionaries, students had visited this exhibition and greeted KVK for successful organization of agriculture exhibition.