AGRICULTURE GOING ONLINE: THE NEW NORMA
Internet is the most widely used and popular means in today's world but with time the purpose behind its usage has changed differently. Earlier, people used the internet just for entertainment and searches but now it has become a one-stop for all needs.
SOCIAL FORCES AND CULTURAL FACTORS INFLUENCING FARM TRANSITION
Numerous studies demonstrate that farm transitions are influenced by farm family dynamics, socio-cultural values, land tenure, succession, and community factors in addition to economic conditions. While researchers and policymakers may inherently know that social forces and cultural factors are important to farm household survival and succession, it is often difficult to pinpoint what the issues are and how to address them.
National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture
National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) is a part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) that promotes sustainable agriculture. It aims to enhance agricultural productivity while maintaining soil health, efficient usage of water and conserving natural resources by using promoting techniques like organic farming, soil tests etc. as well as it also focuses on increasing the income of Indian farmers.
Soyabean called golden beans to belong to the legume family. It is a native of East Asia. It is a rich source of Protein also an excellent source of fiber. Oil extracted from soybean contain a small amount of saturated fat. In Punjab, it plays an important role in crop diversification.
IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS TO FOLLOW WHILE OPERATING A TRACTOR
Only buying a good tractor isn’t enough one must know how to ride it safely and keep it away from dangerous accidents to make it really useful and productive. Sometimes our small mistakes or just a little ignorance towards safety measures results in deadly accidents. So, here are some safety tips for you that can save you and your tractor from these accidents.
ALOE VERA: A LOW MAINTENANCE YET A PROFITABLE CROP!
Are you a small scale farmer who is tired of getting a low profit after giving your 100% and want to grow a crop with high profits that don’t require much maintenance then, ‘Aloe Vera’ is the solution to all your problems. Aloe Vera is a crop that is easy and convenient to grow and has a high demand in medicinal and Ayurved industry. Here is all your need to about Aloe Vera farming.
Multi-layer farming : The Why and the how.
It is a type of intercropping that involves growing of plants at different heights on the same field at the same time. This method of cropping is mostly practised in orchards and plantations.
What is intensive farming and its disadvantages
Intensive farming is the type of agriculture that deals with both crops and animals. It involves a higher amount of output and input per cubic unit of land area. It is achieved by weed control, crop rotation, better irrigation techniques in case of crops while in the case of animals, rotational grazing, concentrated animal feeding, and pasture intensification lead to achieving intensive farming.