1. Paddy- Variety: Sahyadri Panchamukhi

    It is medium bolded red kernelled, medium duration semi tall non lodging plant stature,submergence tolerant (8-12 days) in low land situation of Kharif season.It is suitable for normal sowings,higher grain yield with tolerance to gall midge,leaf and neck blast.It attains maturity in 130-135 days  with days to 50%  flowering is 95-100 days.The average yield is 5000-5500 kg/ha.

  2. Paddy-Variety: MO4

    It is a red medium bold variety suitable for midland situation. Lodging problem Low succesptibility for pest and diseases.Tolerant to BPH.Weakly photosensitive. It attains maturity in 130-135 days  with days to 50%  flowering is 100-105 days.The average yield is 4000-4500 kg/ha.

  3. Poultry- Breed: Swarnadhara

    Swarnadhara chickens have a high egg production potential along with better growth compared to other local varieties and are suited for mixed and backyard farming.
    The birds can be reared for its eggs and meat, and attain maturity from week 22 to week 23. The hens reach a bodyweight of about 3 kg, laying about 180-190 eggs per year. Each egg weighs about 55 - 60 grams, with a hatchability of 80 - 85%. A day-old chick weighs about 35 - 40 grams.

  4. Fish- Species: Amur Common Carp

    Fast growing (~27% faster than the existing stock).
    Late maturing (First spawning at the end of first year)..
    Accepts artificial feed and has similar food habit to that of existing stock.
    Not found susceptible for diseases.
    Body is slender and belly is smaller than existing stock.
    Suitable under both monoculture and composite culture.


  • Paddy seeds (MO4 variety) of 228.88.qtl worth of Rs.269251 has been provided to 219 farmers of the district
  • Swarnadhara poultry bird of 22169 Nos.worth of Rs.1704971 (Developed by Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries University, Bidar) has been provided to 1325 farmers at reasonable price.
  • Piglets(Yorkshire Breed) of 300 Nos. worth of Rs.950600 has been provided at reasonable price for 168 farmers from our institution.
  • Quality fish seeds of 24585 Nos (Catla, Rohu, Common Carp, Grass Carp, Amur Carp and Cat fish-Pangasius) has been provided to 114 farmers for fish culture in the farm ponds situated far from coastal areas.
  • Bioagent (Trichoderma harzianum) of 536 kgs worth of Rs. 73390 has been provided to 114 farmers from the various pockets of the district.
  • Analysed 1103 soil samples and 538 water samples during the period of 2015-2020
  • Farmers Field School (FFS) on poultry was established at Mrs. Suchi Pramod Rai’s field of Vagga village, Bantwal taluk and at Mr. Pasupati Gowda’s (Farmer facilitator) field of Agraar village, Bantwal taluk. The bird could attain average weight of 2.75kgs in 16th week and 2.90 kgs in 20th weeks rearing period.
  • Pingara Horticulture Farmers Producer Company, Bantwal taluk Ltd,and Navachetana Horticulture Farmers Producer Company Ltd,Belthangady have been established during the 2017-18 with Fifteen members as Board of directories. These FPOs availing technical support from our Krishi Vigyan Kendra.During the year 2019-2020,the annual turnover of Pingara Horticulture Farmers Producer Company Ltd is 1.25 crores and for Navachetana Horticulture Farmers Producer Company Ltd, it is 1.20 crores