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Agriculture

Farmers Welfare and Agricultural Development

             Khargone District have mainly agricultural based economy. The district is called “Nimad” area surrounded by the Satpura and Maikal mountain ranges. The district comes under the “Nimar Valley” agro-climatic zone. Cotton is sown in largest area about 2,15,000 hectares in Khargone district in Madhya Pradesh. Cotton is popularly known as white gold. Due to the favorable climate in the district, for various crops like – food grains (wheat, maize, sorghum, millet, etc.), pulses (arhar, moong, urad etc.), Oilseeds (groundnut, soybean, castor, mustard)    & cash crop- cotton & sugarcane crop cultivating. In the past years, the area of ​​Rabi and Zayed (summer) crops are increasing due to continuous increase in irrigation sources (canals, ponds etc) in the district. In the district farmer have adopting advanced techniques in agriculture such as “ridge and furrow method“, in soybean & gram, and ”SWI” in wheat ”Dharwad method” in arhar, inter cropping, ”Pheromone trap”, ”Light trap”, ”Vermi compost”, ”Nadep compost” and using advanced agricultural machinery etc. farmers are successfully cultivating and achieving good crop production. In addition, farmers in un-irrigated area are getting more crop production by conserving water using drip, sprinkler etc. departmental field staff are given timely technical advice of crop production to the farmers. Farmers are also benefiting through various departmental schemes, training and tour/visit etc.

 

General Information
Description Hectare
Geographical area 8,18,637          
Total Cropped Area (Agricultural Crops) 754035
Kharif  Crop Area 408894
Rabi Crop Area 345141
Zayed Crop Area 10000
Irrigated area 345141
Cropping Density 1.85        
Average annual Rainfall 825.20 mm
Farmers 312446
Small Farmer 1,08373
Marginal Farmer 1,13,144
Large Farmer 90,929
District Level Agricultural Officer
Sr. No. Office Phone No. Mobile No. Email

1

Deputy Director,

Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development

District Khargone

7282232728

8989453014

ddagriKhr@mp.gov.in

2

Project Director Atma,

District Khargone

9893761536

atmakhr@mp.gov.in

3

Assistant Land Conservation Officer, Sub Division Khargone

 District Khargone

9425333281

ascokhr15@gmail.com

4

Assistant soil testing officer

District Khargone

9977697030

astokhargone@gmail.com

5

Subdivisional agriculture officer

Subdivision Khargone

 District Khargone

8109481799

sdoagrikhr@gmail.com

6

Subdivisional agriculture officer

Subdivision Maheshwar

District Khargone

9584296078

atma.maheshwar@gmail.com

Block level Agriculture Officer
Sr. No. Office Phone No. Mobile No. Email

1

Khargone

7282243042

9479690330

sadokhr2016@gmail.com

2

Gogawa

7287221300

9926064436

sado_gog@rediffmail.com

3

Bhikangaon

7288222448

9926447481

sadobhikangao181@gmail.com

4

Jhirnya

7289247499

9926952004

atma.zirnya@gmail.com

5

Bhagwanpura

7282263613

9424071870

sadobhagwanpura@gmail.com

6

Segaon

7282261215

8085336740

agriculture.segaon@gmail.com

7

Maheshwar

7283273038

9926815714

atma.maheshwar@gmail.com

8

Kasrawad

7285231964

9826636560

sadokasrawad@gmail.com

9

Barwaha

7280223299

9826284421

sado2barwaha@rediffmail.com