Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) for Barpeta District was established by Assam Agricultural University, with financial assistance from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research at Howly. The KVK started its functioning from September 14, 2004. The geographical location of Howly lies around 26o 25' 32.7'' N latitude and 90o 58' 13.6'' E longitude, at an elevation of 53 m above msl. Howly town is 430 km away from AAU headquarter, Jorhat, and 130 km away from the state capital Guwahati. It is easily accessible by road and is located beside National Highway No. 31, in between Bhabanipur and Barpeta Road towns to the east and west respectively. The town can also be approached by road from the district headquarter Barpeta, 12 km away, which in turn is linked to Guwahati by a metal led road.