Three Days Workshop on “Back to Nature”,
A Journey towards Zero Budget Natural Farming
The workshop was conducted by MSRIT, LSIKC, MHR Foundation of India and We Trust. Padmashree Sri Subhash Palekar has explained all the three days the necessity to go “Back to Nature” for the sustainability of human. The Workshop was focused for the professionals, IT employees, Doctors and everyone who wishes to go “Back to Nature”.
First Day Session Details:
Necessity of Farming in the current period, Problems faced by Farmers, Difference between Chemical, Organic and Natural Farming, Benefits of Natural Farming to Nature, Farmer and Consumer, Role of Microbes in Farming, List of false practices followed by Farmers in Farming, Science behind Plants and its Development, Green Revolution and its Impacts, What is Zero Budget Natural Farming and its advantages, Basic Four Principles followed in ZBNF.
Second Day Session Details:
Procedures and advantages of Beejamrutha, Jeevamrutha, Mulching and Waphsa, Measures to practice Terrace Gardening, Terrace Gardening Models, Methods of Vegetable Model, Fruit Model, Cereal Crop Model in ZBNF.
Third Day Session Details:
Details on Multi-cropping farming methods in ZBNF, Pest Management and Water Management in ZBNF, Marketing Insights for the Agriculture Produce, Questions and Answer Session related to agriculture.
Speaker and Trainer: Natural Farmer, ZBNF Founding Father Sri Subhash Palekar
Date: 24th June, 2017 – Saturday, 25th June, 2017 – Sunday, 26th June, 2017 – Monday.
Workshop Location: ESB-2 Auditorium, MSRIT College, Bangalore-560054
Training Language: English and Hindi
Workshop Time: Morning 9 AM to Evening 7 PM (Inclusive of Tea, Breakfast & Lunch)
Number of Participants: 612
Number of Full Time Farmers Attended: 146
Number of Farming Interested Urban Residents Attended: 466
Places of Participants: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu.
Farmers understood the Procedure of following chemical free farming, Steps to increase soil fertility and harvest without the inputs, making agri inputs zero in Natural Farming, Advantages of Multi-cropping model in pest management and Water management. Consumers understood the health benefits of chemical free farming.