21st February, 2018 – Wednesday

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.

This field visit was conducted exclusively for NRI, Anjuji Preet, Scientist and head of Pravasi Bharath Group

Farm Land Details:


Sl.No Farmer Name No.

of Acres

Crop Farming


01 Sri Nagaraj 15 Five Layer Model (Coconut, Arecanut, Fruit Model) ZBNF Pataganahalli,

Tumkur District

02 Sri Ananth 15 Five Layer Model ZBNF Bangalore Outskirt


Speaker and Trainer: Natural Farmer Sri Mallikarjun H Rao and TDM Head Sri Madhavan

Date: 21st February, 2018 – Wednesday

Theory class: Yes, Provided

Practical Demonstration: Yes, Provided.

Training Language: English

Workshop Time: Morning 8 AM to Evening 7 PM (Inclusive of Tea, Breakfast & Lunch)

Number of Participants: 02

Number of Full Time Farmers Attended: 00

Number of Farming Interested Urban Residents Attended: 02



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.

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