The Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Uttara Kannada is a district level resource and knowledge centre established by the Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR) , New Delhi in the year 2004 at Sirsi, Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka State. This KVK comes under the jurisdiction of University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. The operational area of this KVK comes under Zone 9 and Zone 10 consisting of Transisional Zone, Hill Zone and Costal Zone. The KVK is started with a mission to dessiminate the appropriate technologies to the farming community.
The KVK has popularized many modern technologies among the farming community by conducting trainings, campaigns, exhibitions, ghostis, seminars, melas etc. The KVK today has suficient resources to impart trainings for not only to the farmers/farm women but also to the rural youth. Rural youth are being trained to develop sustainable agriculture not only through improved agriculture technologies but also training them in marketing , entrepreneurship, value addition, organic farming etc. The KVK has developed linkages with other developmental organizations for funding the projects and implement the schemes.