Finger Millet – No longer strange…

This is the third year of promoting Finger Millet in the region. Previous year 126 farmers harvested finger millet which had a good impact on the local population. Being a drought resistant crop, around 400 farmer bought seeds and 126 could harvest 3.4 tons (confirmed data). Previous year the rainfall was quite low, due to …

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Harvest of Finger Millet – The Wonder crop

Once again, it’s time for me to share with you about the wonder crop (Finger Millet) that I had already shared in two of my posts in the past. As I had shared that last year we were able to encourage 46 farmers to restart the traditional crop, this year also we have been able …

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Blessed harvest….

In my previous post regarding wheat cultivation I had written about my experience in agriculture. We had done wheat cultivation in our hospital campus and after long waiting we harvested it in the last week. It was done in SRI method and took lots of effort but overall experience was so beautiful.  We had lots …

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Waiting for the harvest….

This is my first experience in farming. With the help of my project team and community animators, we cultivated wheat in 70 square meters of land. The farming was done in the System of Root Intensification (SRI) method in our hospital campus.  It is an amazing feeling and a great experience to see the crop …

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