Procurement Activities

Union is procuring groundnut and sunflower seeds from Oilseeds Growers Co.op. Societies (OGCS), different APMC,s and Mill gate delivery as per the procurement policy decided by the Board from time to time. Also, we are undertaking the procurement activities under Minimum Support Scheme (MSS) of NAFED, GOI through OGCS and Farmers.

Sowing Seed Distribution

The Union is playing a dominant role in arranging the supply of Agricultural Inputs like Certified / Truthfully Labelled Seeds, Fertilizers, Pesticides etc to benefit farmers through Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Karnataka & Institutions.

Training Program

The ROGCSU Ltd., Raichur is one of the beneficiaries of the Area Agronomic Training Center (AATC) at Haveri, Karnataka, set up under the project for the purpose of undertaking applied research and multiplication of improved varieties of oilseeds, which is run by KOF. The AATC conducts farmers training programs at regular intervals, and the Union sends the farmers from various parts of its project area to attend the training programmes to facilitate them to acquire the knowledge of latest technology in agriculture for better farm management and better yields.

Production Enhancement Activities

Union is undertaking Groundnut, Sunflower, Safflower, Bengal Gram, & Fodder Jowar seed multiplication from Breeder to Foundation, Foundation to Certified seeds production program at village level through farmers. Union is undertaking and laying different demonstration programs like Large Scale Demonstrations, Field Trials etc for the benefit of Oilseeds growers members. The Union has achieved good progress in KBSH-1 & KBSH-41 Sunflower Hybrid Seed production, procurement and marketing. This variety is not only proved to be promising and high-yielding but also very well accepted by the farmers.

Future Plans

  • Apart from regular procurement of oilseeds & consumer marketing of Edible oils, it is planning to do the trading activities of Neem Seeds, Honge Seeds, Tamarind Seeds, Maize, Bengal Gram through Oilseeds Growers Co.operative Societies and tie up other organizations to increase the economic and Socio-economic development of Oilseeds Growers.
  • Establishment of Pulse Grading and Polishing Unit.