Instructional Farms

The total agricultural farm consists of Instructional farm-Iwith land area of 6.5 acres situated nearby School of Agriculture whereas the Instructional farm-IIwith land area of 6 acres is situated nearby GPS Hostel (Inside campus). The orchard comprised of14.5 acres of land is situated outside the GIET campus in the village Bandhaguda, about 1km away from the main campus.

Instructional farm is facilitated with irrigation sources and there is proper drainage facility to prevent water stagnation. Also, a shrubbery area is constructed along with the drainage pathway, whereby, plantation crops were planted comprising of crops like palm species and coconut. Presently, the farm has 2 blocks allotted for research purpose and the rest area is being utilized for crop cafeteria, growing vegetables as well as field crops, medicinal plants, banana plantation, drumstick and papaya plants, azolla unit, mushroom unit, vermicompost unit, poly house, store room. The farm has one tractor, powertiller, cultivator, disc harrow, MB plough, land leveler, weeder, sprayers and paddy thresher. Rice, maize, arhar are the major crops grown in the farm. Along with that the millets like finger millet, little millet, kodo millet, barnyard millet, pearl millet and oilseed crops like groundnut, sunflower, mustard, sesamum are grown. A very large range of vegetables such as cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beans, radish, turnip, carrot, tomato, okra, cucumber, ridge gourds, bitter gourd, pumpkin, etc. are being cultivated in the Instructional farm. For undergraduate students, separate plots are allotted for carrying out crop production activities.

In the GPS farm field crops like blackgram, sorghum, sesamum, barnyard millet, Proso millet, finger millet, foxtail millet, cowpea, arhar, cassava and yam, etc. are raised.

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