Training Schedule

Tea Cultivation :

One day on campus training programme on ‘New Planting in Tea’

Agricultural Engineering:
One day on campus training programme on ‘Tea Tasting’

Horticulture:
One day on campus training programme on ‘Exotic Vegetable cultivation’

Home Science:
One month on campus training programme on ‘Wool Knitting’

Soil Science & Plant Protection:
One day on campus training programme on ‘Organic farming’

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    XV SAC

IMPACT OF FLD ON MACHINE HARVESTING

 

UPASI-KVK selected few progressive farmers to carry out Front Line Demonstration on mechanisation. Farmers with VP clone tea garden were selected for FLD to disseminate the mechanization technology in tea to other small farmers. The achievement of some of the farmers are given below;

 

Mr L. Vengesh, Mynalai Village,

Demonstration and leaf harvesting in progress in the tea field

 

 

Total area owned
:
20.00 acres
Green leaf harvested / day / machine
:
1500 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Double men harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Five
Plucking average per labour
:
300 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.08 (L:1.50+DP:0.28+FL:0.30
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mr. L. Munusamy, Sogathurai Village,

Demonstration and leaf harvesting in progress in the tea field

 

Total area owned
:
100.00 acres on contract farming
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
1800 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Double men harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Five
Plucking average per labour
:
360 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.53 (L:2.00+DP:0.23+FL:0.30
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mr. L. Sivaraj,

using double men harvesting machine in his tea field in Perar village

 


Total area owned
:
14.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
1200 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Double men harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Four
Plucking average per labour
:
300 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.22 (L:1.50+DP:0.35+FL:0.37
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mrs & Mr. Rajan, using a single man harvesting machine in their tea field in Yedakkad village

 

 

Total area owned
:
5.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
450 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Single man harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Three
Plucking average per labour
:
150 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.96 (L:2.00+DP:0.18+FL:0.78
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mr. Sreedhar using single man harvesting machine in his tea field in Yedakkad village, Kundah region

 

Total area owned
:
4.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
550 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Single man harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Two
Plucking average per labour
:
275 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.1.87 (L:1.09+DP:0.14+FL:0.64
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mrs. Sagadevan using single man harvesting machine in her tea field in Yedakkad village, Kundah region

 

 

Total area owned
:
10.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
350 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Single man harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Two
Plucking average per labour
:
175 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.78 (L:1.71+DP:0.22+FL:0.85
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mr. Viji using single men harvesting machine in his tea field in Thakkarbaba Nagar in Kundah region

 

 

Total area owned
:
2.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
525 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Single man harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Three
Plucking average per labour
:
175 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.2.54 (L:1.72+DP:0.15+FL:0.67
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00

 

Mr. Ravi operating the single man harvester in his tea field in Thakkarbaba Nagar

 

Total area owned
:
4.00 acres
Green leaf harvested/day/ machine
:
640 kgs average
Type of harvester used
:
Single man harvesting machine
No. of labour used per day
:
Two
Plucking average per labour
:
320 kgs
Cost of machine plucking per kg
:
Rs.1.61 (L:0.93+DP:0.13+FL:0.55
Cost of hand plucking per kg
:
Rs.5.00