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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 2 (2020)

Farm Radio- ICT tool for empowering farmers

Author(s):

Dr. PB Pradeep Kumar, Dr. K Dhanasree, Dr. Srilathavani, Dr. K Tejeswara Rao, Dr. G Chitti Babu, Dr. D Sekhar, Dr. P Venkata Rao and Dr. S Roy

Abstract:
Farm radio is an online web to reach the unreached farmers. It provides scientific information on monthly agricultural operations in cereals, millets, vegetables, livestock, home science, weather information, market information, unforeseen climate changes, outbreak of pests and its mitigation, contingency measures etc. The podcasts can be listened on mobile phone by typing www.farmradio.in on any search engine. Each podcast is 3-4 minutes. Podcasting of the information is on monthly and need basis. It is useful to farmers, extension functionaries, scientists etc. The farmers were able to enhance knowledge on scientific practices in agriculture due to listening the podcasts. The language of podcast is telugu. As the podcasts are in local language, it was easy to understand and easy to apply in field also it is knowledge driven and sharing.

Pages: 192-193  |  1174 Views  457 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Dr. PB Pradeep Kumar, Dr. K Dhanasree, Dr. Srilathavani, Dr. K Tejeswara Rao, Dr. G Chitti Babu, Dr. D Sekhar, Dr. P Venkata Rao and Dr. S Roy. Farm Radio- ICT tool for empowering farmers. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2S):192-193.

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