Operational Area
Buldana district consist of 7 talukas comes under operational area of this KVK. Buldana district comes under Central Plateau Zone with Regional Research Station at Auranganbad. The zone was sanctioned by ICAR on 30th June 1984 which comes under the working jurisdiction of Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola. Nearest NARP station is at Buldana, which is about 90km from KVK head quarter. Buldana district has three zones and five Agro Ecological Situations,
       

Agro Ecological Situations
  • AES I :  The blocks covered under this AES are Sangrampur (95%) and Jalgaon Jamod (70%). The crops like cotton, wheat and gram grown in the area.
  • AES II : The blocks covered by AES are Malkapur (100%), Nandura (100%), Shegaon (100%), Sangrampur (5%) and Khamgaon (15%). The main feature of AES are plain topography with saline soil called Kharpanpata. The major crops grown in this AES are cotton, gram and sunflower.
  • AES III : The blocks covered are Motala (100%). The main feature of AES are hilly topography, medium to shallow soil. The major crops grown are cotton, jowar, maize, soyabean, wheat and gram. The horticultural crops custardapple, aonla and vegetable crops like, chilli, brinjal and tomoto are also grown in the AES.
  • AES IV : AES IV comprise Khamgaon (85%). The main feature of AES-IV is assured rainfall, well irrigated, medium to shallow soils. The agricultural crops grown in this area and soybean, cotton, jowar maize in kharif and gram and wheat in Rabi season. The horticultural crops grown in this AES are grape, Guava, mango, custard apple and sweet orange. Chilli, onion, tomoto and onion seed production in case of vegetable are grown.
  • AES V : The AES-V is characterized by hilly and undulating topography, medium to shallow soils and rainfed area covering Deulgaon Raja (100%), Sindkhed Raja (100%) and Lonar (100%) blocks. The major crops grown in Kharif are soyabean, Cotton, Jowar and wheat, gram, safflower in rabi season. The climate is favourable for custard apple and aonla and has wide scope in this AES.

Maintained by KVK, Jalgoan{Ja} Dist : BULDANA