A Way of Agriculture To Manage Both Land Degradation, Groundwater Depletion
Conservation Agriculture - No ploughing, maintaining a permanent soil mulch or cover, and diversification in the cropping system.
Zero-budget natural farming brought big gains for Andhra farmers, shows study
Comparison on six parameters: Water, electricity, energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, yield and net revenue.
Re-imagining food: Do we have the stomach for it?
Hunger ... is not due to lack of food, but lack of justice
No fertilisers, no pesticides, this Karnataka farmer uses only solar energy
Over 300 horticulture trees and timber trees in his farm prevent raindrops from directly falling and checking soil erosion.
Why ZBNF is good for India
An overwhelming number of farmers are reporting greater profitability from the ZBNF programme, and are saving on out-of-pocket expenses.
Why ZBNF is not good for India
A one-size-fits-all approach, like the one being promoted, is likely to become a recipe for disaster.
Farming for Healing
What does it take to create and maintain an organic medicinal farm, in the face of rampant development?
Mucheri village in Maharashtra encourages farming with a ploughing contest
"We are always looking for a reason for villagers to return and take up farming again."
Can Andhra Pradesh’s ambitious plan to stop the use of chemicals in farms succeed?
Natural farming has improved yields in some areas but scaling it up to cover the entire state requires Rs 17,000…