Augmenting Quality and Relevance of Higher Agricultural Education through Enhanced Learning Outcome and Entrepreneurship Development 

Dr. S. B. Kalaghatagi

Associate Director of Extension, (Professor of Agronomy)
AEEC Vijayaur, UAS, Dharwad
Mobile: 9448952570


  • Ph.D. (Agronomy), Univ. Agril. Sciences, Dharwad, 2000
  • M.Sc. (Agronomy), Univ. Agril. Sciences, Bangalore, 1985
  • B. Sc. (Agriculture), Univ. Agril. Sciences, Bangalore, 1983

Positions held

  • Professor of Agronomy AC, Bheemarayangudi (12.10.2006 to 30.11.2006)
  • Professor of Agronomy & Senior Farm Superintendent, RARS, Vijayapur, (01.12.2006 to 17.01.2008)
  • Professor of Agronomy, RARS, Vijayapur (18.01.2008 to 22.10.2010
  • Professor of Agronomy & Head, ARS, Almel, (23.10.2010 to 17.02.2014)
  • Chief Scientist & Scheme Head, AICRPDA, RARS, Vijayapur (19.11.2012 to 19.02.2014)
  • Professor of Agronomy, AC, Vijayapur (17.08.2017 to 07.01.2018)
  • Associate Director of Extension , AEEC, Vijayapur (08.01.2018 to Till date).

Awards & Recognitions

  • International Award on best poster paper presentation on Allelopathy in Ecological Agricultural & Forestry , Indian Society of Allelopathy during III International Congress, 1998; Best Poster Paper Award during IInd International Agronomy Congress & Balancing Food Security IInd International Agronomy Congress held at Indian Society of Agronomy, IARI New Delhi, 2002; Awarded as Best oral Presentation on Research Effect of Organics & In organics on productivity of Pearl Millet + Pigeonpia(2:1) Intercropping Systems. Organising Secretary National Seminar- ECOFAST, PJTSAU Hyderabad. 2016; Vasantrao Naik Award for Research Applications in Dryland Farming Systems-2017, Indian Council of Agricultural Research New Delhi, 2017

IDP Related Experiences

  • Worked as Nodal Scientist for NWDPRA Project in operation at Kavalagi Watershed during 1998 to 2004. Attended International Workshop on Innovative Teaching for Improved Learning held from 16 to 18 July 2012 at New Delhi. Implemented up scaling of Dryland Technologies in three Districts of Northern Dryzone of Karnataka viz Vijayapur, Bagalkot & Gadag Districts as Principal Investigator of SFC Project funded by Government of India during 2012 to 2014. Participated in Planning for efficient Dryland Systems Workshop held at Nepal during 2013. Attended the International conference on Biofertilizer Technology & Organic Farming at Melbourne, Australia from February 1 to 2, 2018.
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