Farm Information Unit

The Farm Information Unit (FIU) undertakes various activities in development and communication of farm information and its dissemination to farmers as well as field extension workers.

Mandate
  • To publish Books / Booklets on improved cultivation practices.
  • To publish Folders and Leaflets on specific technologies.
  • To arrange for publicity through mass media.
  • To organize exhibitions and production of audio visual aids.
Activities
  • Publishing package of practice books on agriculture, sericulture and allied areas.
  • Publishing folders on various crops as well as farm practices.
  • Publishing small booklets on scientific agriculture for the use of farmers.
  • Arranging press releases, press coverages, press conferences and visits. Publishing special articles, popular articles, question and answer columns etc. in print and electronic media.
  • Arranging exhibitions at National, State and University level on various agricultural technologies recommended by the University.
  • Co-ordinating with Doordarshan and other channels & All India Radio in producing programmes like documentaries, live phone-in programmes, panel discussions, field coverage tips to farmers etc.
  • Develop documentaries on agriculture, horticulture, sericulture, forestry, watershed & value added products etc.
Faculty Details of Farm information Unit, Directorate of Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, Hebbal, Bangalore
Dr. Ramakrishna Rao
Dr. L. Ramakrishna Rao
Senior Information Specialist

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+91-80-2351 6353
+91-99866 63132
Mr. Venkatappa
Mr. R. Venkatappa
Audio Visual Specialist

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+91-80-235 1476
+91-99860 38189

Additional information