AGRI SUPER MARKET
The society's one of the important objective is to provide quality inputs and advice to the members growing betel nut and pepper with the intention of increasing the production and productivity of their plantations. It also aims at reducing the cost of cultivation, cost of labour so that the plantation becomes economically viable. Agri super market, situated on the ground floor of TSS super market is equipped with all required agri inputs such as fertilizers organic manual pesticides, seeds, agri equipment and machineries, implements, irrigation materials and mulching materials etc… Products are displayed neatly over racks in a customer friendly way and trained staffs and experts are placed to explain products' usage and limitations.
The section also has qualified and experienced agricultural consultants who visit the fields of the farmers study their problems and advice the farmers accordingly after discussing with them the problems and possible solutions. They suggest the methods to improve yield, modify the cultivation practices to take optimum use of resources available and suggest remedies for various pests and diseases. Shri Shrikanth Bhat, Shri G.N.Hedge and Shri Ganesh Bhat are the agricultural consultants available at the disposal of farmers at Sirsi, Siddapur and Yellapur branches.
The society also undertakes new plantation developments on turn key basis or advice on the new plantation for expansion of plantation and does irrigation work on the field also. TSS also undertakes repair of agri machinery for the benefit of its members with trained technicians.
It also supplies planting materials for areca and pepper and organizes periodical "SasyaMela" during which time various nursery plants of various flowers, spices and fruits.
"The only fertilizer installs farming interest & reduces bank interest"
It has organic manure – TSS green gold and TSS krishiMitra (14 :06:21) which are targeted and suitable at areca nut and pepper crops.It also supplies in its own branding copper sulphate which is a proven fungicide along with Bordaux lime, agri lime and Rock phosphate.