ISOPAM Maize Rabi 2012-13

    State: Odisha
    Name of the Agency Conducted FLD: KVK, Deogarh
    Total area under Maize in the state during 2012-13 (Rabi) : 12910 ha
    Average yield of maize in the state during Rabi 2012-13 :2935 kg/ha
    Total production in the state during Rabi 2012-13 : 37890 mts
    Average yield of check/control plot (q/ha) :25.2q/ha
    Name of Village: Kailash
    Average productivity of Village: 17.95q/ha
    Average productivity of District: 11.67q/ha
    Average productivity of State: 22.91q/ha
Funds released by ICAR (Rs.) Funds utilized for FLD Variety/ Hybrid Total No. of FLDs conducted in acre

Average yield of FLDs ( q/ha)

Difference in average yield of FLDs and state average yield(q/ha) % increase over state average yield
42855 42855 Super-36 30 50.5 20.15 68.96
Overall Assessment Report :
    Farmers became aware on Rabi maize production technology
Report on Field Days held :
      Field day was attened by the DAO, Deogarh, AAO Tileibai and ATMA officials
      Crop was found excellent
      Marketing of the produce seemed to be the major problem as the district has less potentiality for maize marketing
      Farmer prefer to harvest maize in green cobs instead of seeds
      Increasing cost of fertilizer reducing the farmers interest in cultivation
Total expenditure incurred by the Agency/University/Organization :
Heads Amount (Rs.)
Seeds 17400.00
Fertilizer 24957.00
Extension activities 498.00
Total 42855.00