Semi-public (registered users can subscribe to the course)
Hide from Catalogue:
Group roles and permissions:
Override default roles and permissions
Objective of the course :
To realize the participants, need of enhancing production & availability of green fodder for economic milk production by introducing improved varieties of forages, utilizing existing natural resources and sustainable technologies in future.
To propagate fodder conservation practices for minimizing fodder wastages and enhancing its utilization efficiency.
Focus Area : To ensure adoption /cultivation of latest high yielding and nutritive varieties of fodder crops among dairy farmers in order to increase green availability in the country.
Batch Size : 15
Nature of Training : Residential
Duration : 5 days
Target Participants : Agricultural officers, Field Veterinarians and others officers involved in extension of fodder development.
Brief Description of the course : Importance of feeding green fodder to livestock, Demand vs. availability, Year –round green fodder production technology and commercial fodder production, Development and management of forage crop & grasses and Silvi-pasture suiting to different agro-climatic zones, Conservation of fodder as hay and silage, Strategies and fodder interventions required to improve fodder availability, Enrichment & densification of crop residues