Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
The Nara Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station
Director, OKAYAMA Ken'o
88 Shijocho, Kashihara-shi, Nara 634-0813 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (7)：
Subordinate facility name (5)：
General Affairs Divison
Research Coordinating Division
Production Technic Division
Environmental Conservation Division
-Agricultural Community Center
-Nara Prefectural Agricultural Jr.College
Purpose of establishment：
The transference present place
The name renewal to present one.
The transference Tea Branch to present place.
The foundation of Hillside Branch.
In 2006, the Nara Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station was established by combining three agricultural sections of Nara Prefectural administration:
•Part of the Dissemination and Guidance section
•The section involved in education for future generations (including the Nara Prefectural Junior College of Agriculture.)
This was in order to effectively promote prefectural agriculture policies. These three sections have been building up closer connections to solve various problems of the prefecture’s agriculture.
Research & Development
●Development of agricultural technology to meet the needs of all prefectural areas.
●Using the cooperation between industry and the academic world to develop and adapt advanced agricultural technology.
●Environmental preservation and development of technology to help maintain farmland.
Dissemination & Guidance
●Dissemination and guidance of agricultural technologies which are suitable for use within the prefecture.
●Support for agricultural production that is in harmony with the natural environment.
●Support for education and training of the farmers of the future.
Education of the Farmers of the Future
●Encouraging/ Supporting aspiring farmers
●Encouraging/ Supporting village farming leaders
●Short term training
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