Farmer Vinod Mahato told that it was a big challenge to save the crop from Nilgai. To avoid this, he surrounded the field from all sides, after that he got the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, under which drip irrigation was installed in his field.
Farmer of Chatra district of Jharkhand adopted farming instead of wages
Farmers have that power that if they give in to their insistence, they can grow gold in barren land. The farmer of Chatra district of Jharkhand has proved this truth. Due to his hard work, today the barren land is flourishing with green crops, as well as his income is also being earned from it. In this way, these farmers remain an inspiration to other farmers. Now Krishi Vigyan Kendra is also fully supporting the farmers to give them flight.
When the lockdown happened in the year 2020, a large number of migrant laborers returned to their villages. But even in the village, he did not have the option of employment. So the people who had land. He chose agriculture. This thought of his changed his fate. The result of their changed thinking is that today the farmers of Sawaiagada village of Kanhachatti block of Chatra district are growing crops in barren land. The hard work of those farmers is being appreciated all over the district. Farmers today have become an example for others by starting farming with new technology and new thinking.
Success with drip irrigation and mulching techniques
Sawaiagada village of Kanhachatti block of Chatra district is just a kilometer from the district headquarters. The farmer here Vinod Mahato is writing a success story by adopting drip irrigation and mulching method. With this technique, the production of crops increased and it has given them a new identity. Although earlier traditional farming was being done in his house, but he adopted such a technique which was completely new technology for him.
vegetables growing in the field
Farmer Vinod Mahato told that it was a big challenge to save the crop from Nilgai. To avoid this, he surrounded the field from all sides, after that he got the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, under which drip irrigation was installed in his field. By adopting this technique, he started farming with new technology by adopting traditional fertilizers and pesticides. Today, other crops including cucumber, cabbage, chilli, bodi, tomato are flourishing in their fields. Vinod Mahato further told that the farmers around were also very impressed after seeing this technology and yield. The hard work coupled with mulching cultivation, drip irrigation and proper care yields a good price for the crops.
Other farmers adopted technology
Inspired by the success of Vinod Mahato, now other farmers are also cultivating by adopting the method of mulching. Earning good profit from this. Farmer Harendra Kumar Dangi says that mulching reduces weeds and crop loss is negligible even if it rains. Apart from this, the quality of the crop is also very good, due to which the crop is sold at high prices.
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