PARTICULARS OF RESEARCH & DEMONSTRATION FARM ACTIVITIES AT R&D FARM OF WALAMTARI, HIMAYATSAGAR, HYDERABAD DURING 2009-10.
WALAMTARI R&D Farm at the main campus is located on the bank of river “Esa” (tributary of Musi River) situated at Latitude 170 19’N and Longitude 78 0 23’ E and at an attitude of 519.6 Mts ASL. The Farm is having an area of 4 ha with land occupied by Laboratory, Farm buildings, Roads etc, of 1.5 ha and with an area under cultivation of 2.5ha.
The farm is functioning with the main objective of organizing different demonstrations on various irrigation methods, Water management practices, cropping system and for conducting operational Research trails.
It also facilities the trainees in conducting moisture estimation, infiltration tests and also flow measurements etc.
The various irrigation methods like: sprinkler irrigation, drip irrigation, gated pipe method (surge irrigation), border strip, furrow method and basin methods are demonstrated.
The following Demonstrations were conducted during Kharif 2009-10.