Research Farms

The Institute has two well laidout research farms at Hayathnagar (HRF, 280 ha) and Gunegal (Gunegal Research Farm, GRF, 80 ha) about 15 and 45 km from the main campus, respectively. These farms represent the predominant agro-ecological settings of the rainfed regions of the country. The mean annual rainfall received at Hayathnagar is 750 mm and that at Gunegal is 690 mm. The research farms have well equipped infrastructure and facilities for supporting field experiments and demonstrations including weather stations, mist chambers, maintenance workshop, tractors and farm equipments and a fabrication facility for farm tools and implements. Advanced facilities for processing of research material and data analysis are also available.