BAIF and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tondapur in Hingoli district of Maharashtra, successfully demonstrated new agricultural technologies in Soya bean cultivation for increasing the crop yield. The programme was implemented under the National Food Security Mission at Taktoda village, Sengaon in Hingoli district. The village had recorded an average yield of 14 quintals of Soya bean per hectare. 25 farmers from the village were selected for the demonstration with an aim to increase the productivity up to 25 quintals of Soya bean per hectare during the Kharif season of 2021.
One of the participants in the demonstration, Rahul Kavhar, recorded an yield of 35.72 quintals per hectare while experimenting with the raised bed technique. He cultivated a Soya bean variety developed by Mahatma Phule Agriculture University, Rahuri. He was guided by the technical experts of KVK, Tondapur.