Monthly Archives: September 2013

Desi Cows – on the route to extinction ?

Jay Mazoomdar wrote an impassioned cover story in Tehelka on the Indian cow recently – – this has valueable knowledge for the lay reader interested in learning how India is throwing away its cattle heritage developed over many millenia. We … Continue reading

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Farming as a Way of Life, and Not Just Commerce

Kheti Dharma Hai Vyapar Nahin – Farming is a way of life, a value system, and not just commerce.  To paraphrase Masanobu Fukuoka, Aman Bagh’s reason for existence is to “cultivate better human beings and not just grow crops”. This gives me the … Continue reading

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Pesticides & Fertilizer schedule

Here is my annual plan for fertilizer (Panchgavya, Jeevamrit, Gobar Gas Slurry) and pesticide (Keet Virodhak) application. Fert & Pest Schedule Sept 2013. This schedule has been written in Hindi on a large sized A5 paper, color coded and laminated (so it can last … Continue reading

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