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  Role of KVK in changing perspective of global agricultural scenario
Identification and analysis of existing farming situations.
Assessment and refinement of different technologies under different farming situations.
Demonstration of newly released or likely to be released technologies and its management practices in the farmer's field under different farming situations.
Diversification and intensification in existing farming systems.
Reduction in yield gap through improvement in productivity and income of existing Enterprises / commodities in existing farming systems.
Improper crop management practices, soil erosion, water logging, soil acidity, loss of vegetative cover and bio-diversity etc. has posed serious threat to the sustainability of the agricultural production systems. KVK will emphasize on efficient management of natural resources.
Group approaches have been found highly effective in various developmental activities. KVK will take initiative in community organization for safeguarding common interest, empowerment of community and management of natural resources.
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  District Profile
 
   Chirang district falls under Lower BrahmaputraValley Agro-Climatic Zone.The climate of the districtis sub-tropical in nature with warm and humidsummer followed by dry and cool winter. Theaverage annual rainfall is 1900 mm out of which75% is received during monsoon months (June toSeptember). The monsoon months are wet andwinter is dry. Both pre and post monsoon monthshave unpredicted and erratic rainfall. The mean maximum and minimum temperature varies from330 to 380 C and 90 to 100C, respectively.Theaverage radiation is the highest during March –April, while overcast sky reduces the solar radiationto the least during July. The average radiation is thehighest during March – April, while overcast skyreduces the solar radiation to the least during July.
  Agriculture Census 2011
 
   The main source of economy of the district is agriculture. Soil is fertile and suitable for cultivation of various crops. More than 70% of the populationis directly involved in agriculture as their livelihood.Rice is the major crop of the district which takes upto 62% and 38% of cropped area during Kharif and Rabi seasons respectively. The district produces alarge variety of cereals. These are Maize, Wheat,other cereals, Tur, Gram, Lentil pea, Rabi pulses,Linseed, Castor, Seamum, Rape and Mustard. Inaddition to these a few non food crops like jute andmesta are also cultivated in the district.
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