One Day Visit to the ZBNF Farm fields and
Interaction with Progressive Farmers
It is a fact that, personal experience is far better than heard experience. Hence, MHR Foundation of India trusts in engaging the farmers and farm interested individuals to the nearby ZBNF farm fields and interaction with the progressive ZBNF Farmers. The session involves visit to 3-4 ZBNF Farm Lands nearby.
Farm Land Details:
|01||Sri Kumaraswamy||02||Vegetable Farming
(Five Layer Model)
|02||Sri Nagaraj||15||Five Layer Model (Coconut, Arecanut, Fruit Model)||ZBNF||Pataganahalli,
|03||Sri Nataraj||15||Five Layer Model, Paddy||ZBNF||Pataganahalli,
|07||Arecanut, Paddy, Coconut||ZBNF||Koratagere, Tumkur District|
Speaker and Trainer: Natural Farmer Sri Prasanna Murthy
Date: 21st May, 2017 – Sunday
Theory class: Yes, Provided
Practical Demonstration: Yes, Provided.
Training Language: Kannada
Workshop Time: Morning 8 AM to Evening 7 PM (Inclusive of Tea, Breakfast & Lunch)
Number of Participants: 37
Number of Full Time Farmers Attended: 16
Number of Farming Interested Urban Residents Attended: 21
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.
Interactions with farmers helped the participants understand the reasons for failure and success in farming. All the visited farmers are living happy livelihood irrespective of the market fluctuations. The interactions also gave the insight of difficulties of labour and environment dependency for farmer.