Natural substitute for fertilisers

By Priyadarshini Pattnaik on Aug. 30, 2018 in Food and Water

Koraput: Tribal farmers of teh district reap the benefits of organic farming. They do not use fertilisers nor pesticides and still get a good yield due to adoption of organic farming.

"We never use fertilisers and pesticides available in the market as they are costly and beyond our affordability. Hence, we are using organic manure prepared at home which is a perfect substitute for fertiliser and pesticide," said Hari Miniaka of Koijhankar village in Laxmipur block of the district.

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First published by The Telegraph on Aug. 19, 2018

Story Tags: organic farming, organic agriculture, organic, organic waste, recycle, cattle breeding, alternative approach, water, Traditional Knowledge


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