Farmer Scientist Forum

Farmer-led Extension Approch for Technology Backstopping and Knowledge Empowerment

Key Features :

  • Established in 2008
  • Total 40 farmers as Members
  • Total 99 Monthly Meetings Organised

Implementing Approch :

  • Farmer's Participatory Extention Approch
  • Farmer to Farmer Extension
  • Location Specific Technology Intervention

Extension Methodologies Adopted :

  • Group Discussion
  • Lecture cum Demonstartion
  • Field Visits
  • Sharing of Farmer's Experience
  • Sale of Technology Products
  • University Publications

Different Crops/Subjects Covered During Meetings
Mango Fruit Processing Technology Dairy
Cashew Paddy Poultry
Cocnut Pulses Goat
Sapota Cereals Vermicompost
Arecanut Fishery Farm Machinary
Spices Mashroom Sources of Finance
Vegeratable Farming Apiculture Sources of Information



Achievements :

  • Capacity Building of Member Famers
  • Technology Adoptation by Farmers
  • Increased Crop Productivity of Member Farmers
  • Crop Diversification
  • Agro-enterprunership Development
  • Enhanced profitablity of Farmers
  • Farmers bestowed with awards and recognistions
  • Members considered as 'Resource Expert' for fellow farmers in social system