Extension is one of the important mandates of the Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and technology of Jammu. The Directorate of Extension Education, is taking care of the farm advisory services in the villages surrounding the headquarter campus of the university and at different districts through Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs). The responsibility for planning, organizing, conducting and coordinating the extension education activities of the university in the Jammu region of Jammu & Kashmir State lies with the Directorate of Extension Education. Its main aim is to transfer the well proven/tested technologies to the farmers, livestock owners, rural youth, field staff of State Govt. and other personnel engaged in developmental and professional activities in the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry, horticulture, home science and other allied areas through its well planned, skill-oriented and need based programmes. The Directorate acts as bridge between the research scientists and the farmers and other stakeholders to provide feed back. Therefore, the role of the Directorate is two fold, i.e., transfer of technologies from scientists to the ultimate users i.e. farmers through field functionaries and to find out the problems of the field to be passed on to various research divisions of Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary sciences & A.H. Farm Science Services (FAS) is the major wing and field arm of the Directorate of Extension Education covering the entire Jammu Division through Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) located in various districts of Jammu Division. The scientists working in these KVKs have a direct contact with farmers and render the necessary advice about the crops and livestock production and protection, soil and water management, child care, family and farm resource management etc at their door steps. The functional setup of the Directorate has been oriented to face the traditional and new challenges emerging on day to day basis so that the farmers and the field functionaries are benefited.
Directorate of Extension Education in collaboration with the divisions in the faculty of agriculture organizes "Model Training Courses", which are sponsored by the Directorate of Extension (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India and MANAGE, Hyderabad. In these training programmes, extension personnel's from different states participate. In these training programmes the experts from the faculty of agriculture and from other organizations from within and outside the state are the resource persons for imparting quality training.