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Organic Farming: A Better Alternative

Organic Farming: A Better Alternative

Background

  • Organic farming is considered as non-profiteering and more laborious input has seen the light of the day.
  • Maruthi Naidu is a third-generation farmer from Andhra Pradesh has started earning lakhs a year now, after shifting to organic farming,

How Organic Farming became a way of farming?

  • Eye-opener: Chemical inputs increased the yield in the initial years, but deteriorated the health of the soil.
  • Challenges: Difficult in procuring natural inputs and extracts for the process.
  • Innovations: Use of Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) as an innovation addressed the issue of soil health.
  • Breaking the myth: As most of the farmers believed chemical farming techniques yield better output, but broke the myth by starting the ZBNF.
  • Inspiration: Farmers of neighbouring areas inspired by Maruthi Naidu started to invest in organic farming

 

Quote:

“Innovation is taking two things that exist and putting them together in a new way.”-Tom Freston

 

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