RDS SEED FARM
Address:
Office:
Opposite Gate No. 3
Near Balsamand Road
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar – 125004
Tel.: 01662-289433
Fax.: 01662-234613
Farm:
RDS Seed Farm
Village Bir Babran
Near Sector 2 (GLF)
Sirsa Road, Hisar
Director:
Dr. Ashok Kumar Yadav PhD (UK)
Professor of Agronomy
Email: dtr10@hau.ernet.in
About the farm:
Ramdhan Singh Seed Farm (RDS Seed Farm) situated near village Bir Babran (about 18 km away from main campus CCS HAU, Hisar) comprising of an area of 4020 acres. The farm land was transferred to the university 1998. The farm was forest waste land and it was made cultivable in 2001-02. An area of about 200 acres is occupied under building/roads/water courses etc and 95 acres under orchards of ber and aonla. All major decisions about the farm activities are taken by the Farm Advisory Committee (FAC); the Vice Chancellor as its Chairman and Director as Convener. Decision about seed production is taken by Crop Production Programme Committee, the Director as its chairman
Objective:
“To develop the farm as model seed farm for production of quality certified seeds of agricultural crops for the farmers of Haryana and adjoining states”.
Schemes in operation:
The following schemes are in operation at the farm.
Name Objectives
F5 Farm NP(Agri) Development of RDS Seed Farm
F6 Farm Plan(Agri) Strengthening of seed production programme at RDS Seed Farm
C(b)RDS-1-ICAR Seed production in agricultural crops (field crops)
C (g) RDS-5-OA Bio-efficacy studies of mycorrhiza –based bio-product Endo Roots Soluble as seed treatment in wheat
RF-12 Production of quality seeds of oilseed, pulses and cereals at RDS Seed Farm
RF-27 Seed production in agricultural crops at RDS Seed Farm