04.11.2015 : Dr.H.P.Maheswarappa, Project Coordinator (Palms) and Dr.R.K Mathur, Director, IIOPR, Pedavegi, reviewed the technical Programme of the centre along with Dr.J.Venkatesh, Director of Research and Dr.Patil, ADR, UHS, Bagalkot. On that day interactive meeting of oil palm farmers was held and there was a discussion on the production technology.
Farmers meeting at Gangavathi Review visit to Gangavathi
19.11.2015 : The team reviewed the technical programmes of the centre and visited the Gen.8 trail at Peraiyur of Mr.Pandeyan plot. Along with the Godrej Agrovet staff visited different oil palm farmers plot and had a discussion on the production aspects.
Pattukkotai Oil Palm Plot Visit to Farmer's plot
Visit of Experts Committee for selection of the land at Bavikere under UAHS, Shivamogga for oil palm voluntary centre.
Expert Committee consisting of Dr.Maheswarappa H.P Project Coordinator, Dr.B.N.Rao and Dr.R.K.Mathur of IIOPR, Pedavegi visited ARHS, Bavikere on 12.08.2015 to oversee the selection of different blocks for initiating oil palm research under AICRP on Palms. After visiting the different blocks, suitable area was earmarked and proceeding was submitted to SMD for approval.
Field visit for land selection
Discussion with Scientists
Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
Pedavegi, West Godavari Dt., Andhra Pradesh. 534 450.