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Govt assistance in organic farming | Jitu Saikia

Start Date: 05-01-2021
End Date: 31-01-2024
Jitu Saikia and his friends have set up 'Majuli Agro-Hub' at Polongoni village in Majuli with support from Agriculture Dept. Having benefited from various Govt schemes, the group has motivated many others to give a shot at organic farming.
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Ashim Kumar Phukan 5 days 1 hour ago

This type of initiative should be popularised across all the districts of Assam with help of Government,AAU ,NGOs.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What are eight reasons to buy organic foods?
*Persistent Pesticides. Eating organic reduces the amount of chemicals in your diet namely
persistent pesticides.
*GMOs. Eating organic is the best way to avoid GMO foods, ingredients and contamination.
*Health.
*Soil Health.
*Nutrition.
*Food Future.
*Sewage Sludge.
*Irradiation.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What vegetables are not organic?
Pesticides are chemical or control agents made to kill insects, weeds, and fungal pests that damage crops.” Non-organic foods", therefore, are either directly manufactured with or are indirectly contaminated by synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, genetic engineering, pesticides or drugs.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

How much land is needed for organic farming?
There are several schemes and subsidies favouring organic farming. With organic farming, the farmer need not have to bear the burden of expensive chemicals on their pockets. If you have two cows, you can handle six-10 acres of the farm. If you have one cow, then you can handle five acres of land, no manure is needed.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What is the cost of organic farming?
So the pricing for getting the India organic certificate depends upon your landholding. However, roughly it costs around Rs.40,000 to Rs.50,000 for 5-6 acres of land.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

How do we start an organic farm?
Step 1) Get Organic Certification.
Step 2) Selecting Site for Organic Farming.
Step 3) Prepare the soil and make good compost.
Step 4) Select suitable crop.
Step 5) Start looking for Markets.
Step 6) Take care of what you plant.
Step 7) Water Management for Organic Farming.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What is the difference between organic farming and natural farming?
In organic farming, organic fertilizers and manures like compost, vermicompost, cow dung manure, etc. are used and added to farmlands from external sources. In natural farming, neither chemical nor organic fertilizers are added to the soil.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

Which organic product is best?
10 Best Organic Food Brands In India 2022:
Natural
Organic India.
Pure and Sure.
Nutriorg.
Nourish Organics.
Adya Organics.
Avadata Organics.
Pro Nature.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What are organic foods examples?
Organic foods include fresh produce, meats, and dairy products as well as processed foods such as crackers, drinks, and frozen meals.

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BrahmDevYadav 2 weeks 3 days ago

What are the features of organic farming?
1.Natural Livestock and Poultry Production.
2.Natural Crop Production.
3.Organic Weed and Pest Control.
4.Soil Management.
5.Buffer Zones and Record-Keeping.
6.Maintaining Ecological Balance.
7.Maintaining Fairness.