Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Organic farming


For most people, organic farming brings to mind foods which are healthier and more nutritious - but also more expensive !

Why should this be so ? If organic farming is done properly, it should allow the farmer to grow better crops, at a lesser cost ( since he is not using pesticides and chemical fertilisers !)

Most farmers are worried that using organic farming will reduce their yields. This is a myth - and if done properly, the yields can actually be better. This is what Natueco farming is all about !

I just spent a weekend with Mr Deepak Suchde at the Malpani Trust Natueco farm in Bajwada, MP. A photo is worth a thousand words - and I was very impressed with the work he is doing !

1 comment:

  1. I also visited this place at Nemawar,140 km from Indore in Madhyapradesh.It was really a great experience and learning.

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