Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University

Devoted to Prosperity of Agriculture and Farmers

Agricultural Research Station, Sihori

Introduction

Year of Establishment: 2012

Agriculture constitutes the lifeline of villages where more than 70% of Indian population lives. To have successful agriculture, quality seed constitutes the most important component. Realizing the importance of seed SD Agriculture University acquired TCD farm at sihori from District Panchayat Banaskantha with a view to produce the region specific seed production programme to cater the need of local farmers and to create the awareness and importance of seed in agriculture. At present, in this research station The Govt. of Gujarat have sanctioned two plan Schemes. There is no such type of university farm with such types of mandate is existing. There is a need to demonstrate seed as well as commercial crop production technologies besides supplying quality seed to the farmers of this region for improved the productivity of the local crops. Moreover, technological demonstration will also help to refine the knowledge of farmers to adopt the technologies in scientific ways.