The Agronomy Section was established in 1984. The major activity of the section is to standardization of packages of practices for new sugarcane varieties, study on different herbicides in sugarcane cultivation, different nutrient management practices, mechanization in sugarcane crop, development of agronomic practices for micropropagated plantlets and sett planted crop. Also carried out extension activities like farmers rallies, staff training, farmers training program. provides consultancy at national and international level. Agronomic trials are being conducted for different sugarbeet varieties to determine the spacing, planting layout, proper sowing time, fertilizer dose, water requirement and development of package of practices for sugar beet cultivation for Tropical area.
The section is having well equipped sugarcane and sugarbeet quality testing laboratory .