PGP Farmers club is functioning with farmers from several villages of Namakkal area. Soil health card is issued to the farmers.
Farmers regularly visit the campus for diagnosis of pest and diseases of different crops. The expert faculty members of PGPCAS provide required remedies.
Two- day Agricultural Summit & Exhibition was organised for the benefit of farmers. The Summit was inaugurated and honoured by Mr. V. Dakshinamoorthy, IAS, Collector, Namakkal, Dr. K. Ramasamy -Vice Chancellor, TNAU, Coimbatore, Dr. M. Bhaskaran, Vice Chancellor, TNOU, Chennai, Mr. Raghavan – Secretary, SICCI, Mr. K.P.P. Baskar, MLA, Namakkal & Mr. P.R. Sundaram, MP, Namakkal.
NABARD sponsored “Capacity Building for Adoption of Technology (CAT)” training programmes on “Cultivation of Azolla – low cost alternate feed substitute for cattle” and “Organic vegetable cultivation” were conducted to the 110 farmers of Sendhamangalam block.
Trainings on latest technologies like Crop production, Integrated pest management, Integrated nutrient management, Post-harvest technologies, Hi-tech Horticulture, Grafting in mango, Air layering in guava, Portray nursery, Mulching, Drip irrigation are given to the farmers by Faculties through Farmer’s training center (FTC) periodically.