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Krishi Vigyan Kendra Udhampur

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Contact Name: Krishi Vigyan Kendra Udhampur,

Mobile no.:: 0124-2764907

Address: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vill. Tanda Dera Baba Bahadur Singh, The. Reasi, Dist. Udhampur

State: Jammu and Kashmir

District: Udhampur

Time of Visit: All the year

Speciality:

Atari Address- ICAR-ATARI Zone-I Ludhiana PAU Campus Ludhiana, Punjab

Host Institute Name- SKUAST Jammu

Pin Code- 182331

Website- http://kvkreasi.nic.in/

Preview- The twin districts of  Udhampur and Reasi falls in the mid hill zone of the state. Most part both the districts is rain fed with only 7 per cent irrigated area in Reasi and twenty percent irrigated area in Udhampur. Major crops of the districts are Maize, Wheat, Paddy, Mustard and Pulses like black gram (mash) and Green gram (moong). The other crops which have been making a significant impact on economy of the farmers are vegetables, potato, and fodder.  There is ample scope for growing mushrooms, apiaries for honey and backyard poultry.  Horticulture is another very important part of agriculture in Reasi. Citrus and mango are important crops in Reasi and pouni blocks while stone fruits and walnuts have great scope in higher elevations.  The district has immense potential for growing spices namely Onion, garlic, ginger and turmeric in specific pockets.