Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Munger
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur

STORY NO - 1.

Income before taking up the enterprise (Rs/Year):Rs. 1,50,000/- ( Rs. One Lac Fifty thousand only).

 Role of KVK in Selecting the enterprise / marketing  the produce : The farm of Mr Barun Kumar is Only 4 K.M.  distance from Jamalpur market. All produce like mango, papaya, cauliflower, Bottle gourd, cucumber, elephant footyam, cabbage and beat is easily sold in the Jamalpur market. At the time of advising, agri  enterprise work market facility and road transport   facility was in consideration. So, there is no  any problem of supply and demand of the produce.

 

Pattern of Market linkage_

(i)                 Whole sale selling ( 75%)

(ii)               Retail selling (25 %)

Livelihood on agri- entrepreneurship –75 %

Future plan of the agri- entrepreneur :We have provided him a trained worker. He is well versatile in nursery  work. He knows grafting, budding and air layering work.

                  Now Mr. Barun  Kumar is going to establish a small nursery in his farm. He has all the facility like motherplant, irrigation, market demand for the initial requirement. KVK  Munger will also provide him market for better demand.

Economics of the Enterprise:

 

Enterprise

Area(ha)

Gross expenditure

Gross return

Profit

B:C ratio

Fruit cultivation                  (Mango, Papaya)

6.4

150000.00

600000.00

450000.00

4.00

Vegetable Cultivation

1.6

80000.00

180000.00

100000.00

2.25

Total

8.0

230000.00

780000.00

550000.00

3.39

 

 

STORY NO - 2  PRAMOD KUMAR SUCCESS STORY OF IMPROVED FARMER

                  

 Mr. Pramod Kumar is medium farmer having 4.5 hectare of Tal diara land and he is more interested doing crop- vegetable- fruit and livestock based farming system intensification and adopting modern technologies and implements in agriculture.  He has been experienced about 30 years under farming. Now, he has been engaged in integrated farming for last five years. Wheat, chickpea, fieldpea, lentil, maize, mustard, oat/ barley fodder, vegetables parwal, onion, vegetable pea , mango fruit production and dairy farming during from June to July. He has also produced compost / vermi-compost on his dairy farm, which is utilized in these crops as organic source of fertilizers under crop production. Therefore by  doing above integrated farming, he has been benefited immensely that is reflected from his annual income of Rs. 719200=00 per year under integrated farming as compared to Rs 3,64,900=00 per year from traditional farming in Tal Diara land of Munger. 

 

Income before taking up the enterprise (Rs/Year):Rs 3,64,900=00

Role of KVK in Selecting the enterprise / marketing  the produce :KVK has activity promoted to farmers selling of their produce in local market Munger and Jamalpur. All produce like vegetable, parwal, Mango, maize, gram , mustard crop are easily sold in local market Munger and Jamalpur. At the time of advancement agri entrepreneur work market facilities and road transport facilities will be considered for this village.

 

Pattern of Market linkage_

Whole sale selling( 75%)

Retail selling (25 %)

Livelihood on agri- entrepreneurship –75 %

Future plan of the agri- entrepreneur :We will provided training for farmer to adoption of integrated farming enterprises i.e. crops, vegetables, fruits, livestock production / bee keeping / mushroom production Under location specific. At present Pramod Kumar is going to establish crop with bee keeping, mushroom production, Mango garden, dairy unit, vegetable farming & vermin compost production. KVK Munger will also provide guidance him for better demand of prominent agriculture produce in the local  market and their locality.

 

Economics of the Enterprise:

 

Enterprise

Area (ha)

Gross expenditure

Gross return

Net Return (Rs/Unit)

B:C

 ratio

Maize,wheat, mustard, lentil, chickpea, fodder

3.0

88300

226400

138100

2.56

Potato, vegetable, pea, sponge guard, cucurbites, mango

1.45

95600

370800

275200

3.88

Live stock (Cow) & vermicompost production

0.05

60000

122000

62000

2.03

Total

4.5

243900

719200

475300

2.95

 

 

 STORY NO - 3  SRI SHAMBHU ROY: Success Story of a Young Farmer

                                       

1.      Sri Shambhu Roy, S/O Sri Jitendra Roy, At- Farda Deeh, Block- Jamalpur, Munger, Mobile No.- 9279324193.

2.      Age- 46

3.      Educational qualification : Non Matric

4.      Total land holding: 10 ha;( 4 ha irrigated & 6 ha non irrigated.)

5.      Sri Shambhu Roy is an innovative leading farmer of Jamalpur block. He is an experienced, practical, labourious, honest and diligent farmer. He cultivates 10 ha land in varied to pography (Diara & Tal land) and climatic condition. He is a leading farmer in terms of adaptation of mechanization in agriculture . He has mechanical source of energy as 35Hp Sonalika Tractor with matching implements and 8 HP diesel engine . He has three tyre M.B. plough, 9 tire (bottom) cultivator , disc harrow, seed drill,     P.T.O. operated Hadama multicrop thresher, Sprayers, LDPE water conveyance pipe. Medium type portable sprinkler set, maize sheller, 8 HP portable diesel engine & tractor drawn reaper. He also has done other works innovative agricultural implements. He cultivates own field & does other agril. activities with machine matched implements. He gives tractor with matched implements to other farmers on custom hiring basis. He is a joyful & cooperative farmer. He always cooperates and helps other farmer in many ways.  He is an optimistic and planner farmer. He plans his farming strategy for coming year in advance. He has collected agril. Inputs in advance and makes earlier his production activity along with marketing and storage activity. His long term future strategy is to alleviate socio economic condition of other fellow farmer of village by adopting hi-tech agriculture. His future strategy is also to form Kisan club to accelerate agriculture & allied sector to earn more money in short time.

At present he is earning Rs 11,56,000.00  Annually (Rs. Eleven lakh fifty six thousand only )  by doing agriculture, rearing cattle and custom hiring.

 

Activity

Cultivated area

Inputs Cost

Gross Return

Net Income

BC ratio

Custom hiring of tractor with matched implements

 

Land preparation & Sowing

-

130000

250000

120000

1.92

Threshing

-

32000

75000

43000

2.34

Harvesting

-

55000

200000

145000

3.64

Transporting

-

75000

200000

125000

2.67

Irrigation with pump-set & sprinkler

-

42000

60000

18000

1.43

Cropping & cattle rearing

Wheat cultivation

4

125000

250000

125000

2.0

Vegetable

2

230000

420000

190000

1.83

Pulse

2

36000

60000

24000

1.67

oilseed

1

16000

62000

46000

3.87

Cattle rearing

4

62000

220000

158000

3.54

Total

803000

1797000

1156000

2.23

There is no village market. So, he sells his product in Munger market or sells to village’s small trader. He sells perishable fruit, vegetable in Sabj Arhat in Munger. He sells milk in village’s milk collection center which has been running by local youth associated with ITC. He purchases agril. Inputs & dairy inputs from Munger or other places with Kisan club or cooperative society.

            He trains to other farmers with innovative agril. & vetnary’s techniques. He has made several exposure visit in different agril. Places or farms. He attended district level mechanization fair, KVK and ITC’s implements yard several times. Recently he is using innovative agril. Implements to reduce input cost in cattle rearing and performing agricultural activities timely and efficiently. He proved as eye opener for other lagging farmers in his locality. In fact, he is a successful farmer in his village. He achieved this goal under guidance of KVK’ Scientist. Practically he has proved as master trainer of his block.