Farmer's recent technological and institutional needs are not being adequately met, according to a rising impression. Furthermore, the research system frequently does not recieve appropriate response to plan and conduct demand driven research, resulting in large disparity between the quality of research output required at the farm level and that being created. It is also believed that the research system should be pro-active approach in reaching out to the farmers to acquire first-hand information, farmer perception and feedback on existing technologies, as well as develop new, more relevant procedures, methodologies and technologies for diverse environments. To overcome these problems MPKV, Rahuri University introduced Farmer FIRST Project proposed under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana. This article attempts first-hand information about the project.