Instructional farm

            The instructional farm attached to the college has a total area of 27.231 ha out of which 18.86 ha is cultivated area. The cropping pattern is coconut intercropped with vegetables, banana, tapioca and minor fruits. It has mother plant nurseries for mango,Cashew and minor fruit plants. The TxD palms in the farm is one of the oldest plantings and date back to 1945. The major activity of the farm is the production of quality planting materials of fruit and vegetable crops. For this it has a very good infrastructure of polyhouses, green houses, hardening chamber, potting sheds , budding /grafting sheds and quality control laboratories. A mushroom spawn production unit and a vermicomposting unit is also functional in the farm. The farm also has a hardening unit for tissue culture plantlets produced by the Department of biotechnology in the campus.

          For the work experience programme in paddy, 100 cents of private land on lease, adjacent to Theerthankara pond is being made use of from April 2013 onwards. The students get ample opportunities for familiarization of various crops being grown in the adjoining institutions at RARS Pilicode, Karuvachery, PRS Panniyoor, KVK Panniyoor, CPCRI Kasaragod and District Agricultural Farm Taliparamba.

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