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   This department deals with the formulation and implementation of various programmes to augment production of both food crops and cash crops in the State. It undertakes activities among farmers to promote scientific methods of cultivation plant protection etc. and also arranges the supply of high yielding varieties of seeds, seedlings, planting materials and plant protection chemicals to farmers. The department also formulates policies and programmes relating to provision of credit to farmers. Agricultural Research, Education and Extension are three important functions of the department. It runs agricultural farms and also has an engineering wing.

       The Director of Agriculture is the head of the Department. The department has offices at the regional, district and Panchayat levels. It has a presence in all the village panchayat through Krishi Bhavans.

       There is a directorate of soil conservation which has a soil conservation wing and soil survey wing. They undertake investigation preparation, and execution of all the soil conservation work.

       The Agriculture department is headed by Agriculture Production Commissioner and under him there is a Secretary Agriculture and Secretary Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development. There are separate field departments for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development

Address of Important Authorities
Director of Agriculture Directorate of Agriculture Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2304480
Fax: 306219
diragri@vsnl.net
krishidir@hotmail.com
Addl. Director of Agriculture(CP) Directorate of Agriculture Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2302619  
Addl. Director of Agriculture (H) Directorate of Agriculture Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2304741  
Addl. Director of Agriculture (Plg) Directorate of Agriculture Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2304687  
Addl. Director of Agriculture Directorate of Agriculture (Bio Gas) Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2301348  
Directorate of Agriculture (Annexe) General Hospital road Statue Thiruvananthapuram    
Addl. Director of Agriculture (Marketing) Thiruvananthapuram 2476536  
State Agriculture Engineer Directorate of Agriculture Vikas Bhavan Thiruvananthapuram - 33 2306748  
Principal Agricultural Officer II Floor, Mini Civil Station Todupuzha, Idukki 2222428
Fax: 2222428
paoidk@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Civil Station, Kakkanadu, Ernakulam
2422224
Fax: 2422224
paoekm@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Sakthan Arcade
Thrissur-680001
2444297
Fax: 2444297
jda.tsr@gmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Civil Station, Palakkad
Pin: 678 001
2527075 paopkd@hotmmmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Up Hill, Malappuram,
Pin: 676 505
2734916 paomlm@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Civil Station, Kozhikode
Pin: 673 020
2370897
Fax: 2370897
paokzd@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Kalpetta, Wayanad
Pin: 673 122
2602506 paowyd@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Civil Station, Kannur
Pin: 670 002
2706154 Paoknr@hotmail.com
Principal Agricultural Officer Civil Station, A- Block, Vidyanagar, Kasargod
Pin: 671 123
2430346
Fax: 2430346
paoksd@hotmail.com
Laboratories
A. Quality Control Laboratories (1 No)
Pesticide Testing Laboratory, Thiruvananthapuram2. Fertilizer Quality Control Laboratory
Parattukonam, Thiruvananthapuram(b) Pattambi, Palakkad
B. Seed Testing Laboratories (2 Nos)
Alappuzha2. Thiruvananthapuram

C. Soil Testing Laboratories


(a). Stationary Sl.No District Stationed at  
1. Thiruvananthapuram- Parottukonam 8. Palakkad- Pattambi
2. Kollam -Kollam 9. Malappuram -Malappuram
3. Alappuzha -Kalarakode 10. Kozhikode -Thikkodi
4. Kottayam- Ettumannur 11. Waynad- Mananthavady
5. Idukki -Thodupuzha 12. Kannur- Thaliparamba
6. Ernakulam -Vytilla 13. Pathanamthitta -Pandalam
7. Thrissur- Thrissur 14. Kasargode -Kasargode

b. Mobile Laboratories D. Agmark Grading Laboratories
1. Thiruvananthapuram 1. Thiruvananthapuram
2. Kollam 2. Kollam
3. Alappuzha 3. Alappuzha
4. Kottayam 4. Kottayam
5. Thrissur 5. Ernakulam
6. Palakkad 6. Thrissur
7. Malappuram 7. Palakkad
8. Kozhikode 8. Kozhikode
9. Kannur 9. Kannur
  10. Pathanamthitta
5. Sales Cum Service Depots (8 Nos) 6. Parasite Breeding Stations
1. Thiruvananthapuram 1. Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram
2. Kollam 2. Kollam Kureepuzha
3. Alappuzha 3. Alappuzha Kalarcode
4. Kottayam 4. Kottayam Kottayam
5. Ernakulam 5. Ernakulam Vytilla
6. Thrissur 6. Thrissur Irinjalakuda
7. Palakkad 7. Malappuram Manchery
8. Kozhikode 8. Kozhikode Tikkodi
  9. Kasargode Nileswar
7. Regional Agricultural Technology Training Centres 8. Farmers Training Centres
1. Kazhakkuttom, Thiruvananthapuram District 1. Alathur , Palakkad District, [To be shifted to Pathanamthitta
2. Kozha, Kottayam District 2. Farokke , Kozhikode District
3. Vytilla, Ernakulam District 9. Engineering Officers
4. Malampuzha, Palakkad District a). Regional Executive Engineers' Offices
5. Thaliparamba, Kannur District 1. Kalarcode , Alappuzha District
  2. Kuthiravattom Kozhikode District
  b). RTT Centres
  1. Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram District.

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