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Popota Agricultural College

Training Programmes

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The Programme is offered on Full-Time and Open Distance Learning basis for a period of three (3)
Years in six (6) Semesters

 

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The Programme is for two (2) Years Full-Time Study made up of four (4) Semesters and Eight (8) weeks Field attachment on
a commercial farm. Each Year is divided into Semesters I and II
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This short course is targeted for tobacco Farm mangers, Assistant Managers, Insurance Inspectors, Farm Supervisors, Seed Inspectors and Tobacco Extension officers

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Course Objective
At the end of the course the participants will be able to:
– Handle the fresh tobacco leaf carefully.
– Correctly load the tobacco barn.
– Correctly cure flue cured Virginia tobacco.
– Demonstrate how to correctly condition tobacco leaf.
– Explain the methods of temporal tobacco storage.
– Demonstrate how to grade flue cured Virginia tobacco.

 

 

Course objectives

At the end of the short training course in tobacco grading, the participants should be able to:

  • Prescribe a grading system for a given crop of tobacco
  • Design a tobacco grading process
  • Constitute a grading team (Gang)
  • Maintain optimal condition of the leaf both before and during grading
  • Compute efficiency levels to ensure economic utilization of available resources
  • Do sample grading in the grading shed according to colour, texture, type, size/length and degree of blemish/damage of the leaf in question
  • Prepare the leaf for sale, tying and baling
  • Maintain grading shed records

Course Objective

  • To correctly identify a plant position of given leaf
  • Differentiate leaf colours
  • Explain leaf blemishes
  • Prescribe a class to a lot of tobacco

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Aim of the course

This course is designed to impart knowledge to those persons who want to go into Poultry as a business or to develop the skills of those who are already involved in broiler production. It offers a unique opportunity to gain practical skills in preparing for the establishment of the Broiler Unit or improving the profitability of the existing ones through improved technical and financial management skills.

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Aim of the course

This course is designed to impart knowledge to those persons who want to understand animal nutrition and be able to compound their rations for various farm animals and to develop the skills of those who are already involved in animal production. It offers a unique opportunity to gain practical skills in preparing various feed rations on farm.

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The course will bring out the causes and consequences of poor Nutrition, both over Nutrition and under Nutrition in Children and Adults

 

General Objective

The overall objective is to Provide Production unit Managers/Attendants with basic knowledge and Skills in Profitable and Sustainable Agricultural Production.

 

 

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