About Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Thrissur has been the lighthouse for the overall agricultural development of the district since 2004. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has established a network of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the country, aiming to act as the interface with farmers, to identify constraints and opportunities, test innovations , seek responses and help in adaptation and adoption of agricultural technologies and skills. The impact of technology dissemination activities carried out by KVK Thrissur is visible in the technology adoption rate by the farmers. The efforts to serve as an effective conduit between the farmers and the researchers and the determination and dedication to provide good quality seeds and planting materials have brought applause and attention to this Kendra.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Thrissur has evolved and practiced innovative approaches to reach the unreached in technology spread, women empowerment, production of input at site, information and communication technology, entrepreneurial development in agricultural, promotion of eco-friendly technologies and promotion of resource conservation. Providing knowledge and skills in totality is therefore the challenge taken up. Mandatory activities aim to tackle specific problems faced by farmers, farm women, youth and agri-based industries in the district.