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Visit to 'State Oil Seed Farm' Navlock in Walaja Block, Ranipet District, Tamil Nadu Visited by Students at Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) Programme

State oil seed farm, Navlock, Ranipet district was started in the year 1968 with the motto of production and supply of foundation class seeds like paddy, Millets, Pulses and Oil Seeds of required quantity with high purity. Later in the year 1985 SSF was converted in to State Oil Seed Farm (SOSF) in focus to the production of Oil seed varieties exclusively. The soil texture of the farm is fine sandy loam to sandy clay loam. The total cultivable area is 55 Acres. The seeds which are produced in SOSF are distributed to various agricultural Extension Centers of Ranipet Districts.