Two Days Workshop on
“Millets Farming Training” by Natural Farming
The workshop was conducted by MSRIT, LSIKC, MHR Foundation of India and We Trust. Food Scientist, Nutrition Expert Sri Dr. Khadar explained the method of Millets Farming and Health benefits of Millets to human. The workshop was held for two days including the farm field visits at Mysore.
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, Details of Millets and its history. Different types of Millets and its nutritional values.
Second Day Session Details:
Growing Millets using Natural Farming, Harvest and Post Harvest methods of Millets, Field Visits to various millets farming and disease curing methods using millets.
Speaker and Trainer: Natural Farmer, Food Scientist, Nutrition Expert Sri Dr. Khadar
Date: 27th June, 2017 – Tuesday, 28th June, 2017 – Wednesday
Workshop Location: Auditorium, MSRIT College, Bangalore-560054
Training Language: Kannada and English
Workshop Time: Morning 9 AM to Evening 6 PM (Inclusive of Tea, Breakfast & Lunch)
Number of Participants: 103
Number of Full Time Farmers Attended: 32
Number of Farming Interested Urban Residents Attended: 71
Places of Participants: Karnataka
Farmers understood the Procedure of following Millets using chemical free farming, Health benefits of Millets to Human Being and Simple procedure of growing Millets.