Farmers News: Farmers should increase their income by adopting this business along with farming, know how…


Farmers News: Farmers should increase their income by adopting this business along with farming, know how…

Kurukshetra. Dr. Pradeep Mill, deputy director of the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, said that under horizontal crop diversification it means cultivation of a single crop such as paddy wheat, wheat cotton, millet, millet, other crops or a mixture of crops cultivated. . Crop diversification vertical diversification includes food processing from other crops as well as industrialization. Farmers are also seeking investments.

Speaking to DDA, Dr. Pradeep Mill said adopting crop diversification also reduces risk to the farmer. Even if the weather is not favorable for crop production, farmers do not lose their other resources. By diversifying cultivation, farmers’ production can be increased manifold and their income will also be sufficient. Crop diversification also creates additional employment opportunities in rural areas. In addition, crop diversification also increases the fertility and fertility of the soil and also controls pests in the country. In the current circumstances, crop diversification has become extremely important for farmers. If a farmer, through crop diversification, leaves the traditional cropping cycle and switches to low consumption, less water and low-cost crops and other non-agricultural options that increase income, then he is definitely moving towards economic prosperity.

He said growing mixed seasonal vegetables was very useful for crop diversification, especially for small farmers. Diversification helps farmers grow crops faster and produce more. In addition, farmers can also increase their income from horticulture-related processing units by investing in horticultural crops such as fruit, flower, vegetable, mushroom and honey production as well as small-scale industries such as jam, jelly, marmalade, chutney, pickles etc. In addition to agriculture, activities such as animal husbandry, poultry and horticulture are also good sources of income for farmers.

Stacking bamboo and iron in vegetable cultivation is encouraged.

Meanwhile, Deputy Director of Horticulture Department, Dr. Billu Yadav that the Haryana government will provide subsidies to farmers for using bamboo and iron piles, plastic mulches, plastic tunnels or micro-irrigation in vegetables. To avail the benefits of the scheme, farmers have to submit an application online on horticulture portal He said that in the modern era, new technologies are being invented in agriculture. Stalking is one such method in vegetable farming that farmers can use to earn good profits. Profits and crop yields are also higher with this method.

He said separate subsidies would be given for stacking bamboo and iron. The state government provides subsidy between Rs 31,250 and Rs 56,250 for bamboo stacking at a cost of Rs 62,500 per acre and between Rs 70,500 and Rs 1 lakh 26,000 for iron stacking at a cost of Rs 1 lakh 41,000 per acre. The maximum conveyable area for both types of piles is 1 to 2.5 acres. Before stacking technology, farmers grew vegetables and fruits using ancient technology. But now farmers are doing their farming using this technology because it is very simple. This technique uses very few materials. A net made of wire and rope is made using bamboo and iron.

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