Agriculture is the mainstay of the livelihood of the farmers of the state in addition to the district and on this additionally paddy cultivation is completed prominently by the farmers. At current, with the goal of strengthening their financial situation, emphasis is being laid on taking money crops underneath crop rotation and they’re being motivated by the district administration. Farmers are additionally getting its advantages by adopting crop rotation. Farmer Mr. Santosh Rao, resident of Narayanpur, Bengalapara is cultivating various kinds of vegetables and fruit seasonally in about one and a half acres of land in the midst of the forest in village Soupgaon. Shri Santosh Rao, after losing interest on his land, contacted the Agricultural School and Analysis Middle in Narayanpur within the month of October 2020 and inquired about agricultural expertise and in addition informed about the issue of termite outbreak within the land.
Dean Dr. Ratna Nashine and Dr. Jeevan Lal Nag Horticulture Scientist visited the sector and defined the strategies to eradicate termite infestation and chemical remedy was accomplished on termite Bambi. After which the termite outbreak was virtually over. After this, Mr. Santosh Rao was given steering for cultivating Kalindar (watermelon) by plowing, in order that watermelon in 2 decimils and cucumber in 2 decimils. The entire value of doing this complete cultivation was Rs. 20 thousand and so they offered about 48 thousand kalinders and cucumbers. Seeing the web revenue, Shri Santosh Rao made up his thoughts to develop greens within the remaining vacant land and chilli tomato is being cultivated in 4 deciml, brinjal and bottle gourd in 2 decim and Luffa and bitter gourd in 4 decim.
Farmer Mr. Santosh Rao informed that he has harvested a couple of quintal of chilli. Equally, tomatoes have been harvested 80 kg, brinjal 30 kg, bottle gourd 70 kg, bitter gourd 75 kg. He informed that he doesn’t need to go to the market to promote greens. The wholesale purchaser (kochia) himself takes the greens from the farm. Initially, he considered taking paddy crops, however after inspecting the land, the District Administration and Agriculture School and Analysis Middle Narayanpur was suggested to domesticate greens and the farmer Shri Santosh Rao began farming. From the place contemporary greens are being accessible for the household and they’re additionally getting additional revenue. The place did he say that even within the Korana interval, he’s getting pure greens and revenue is being obtained from the Matasi land. The satisfaction was expressed by the farmer Shri Santosh Rao and expressed his want to extend the world underneath cultivation. Collector Dharmesh Kumar Sahu knowledgeable that the district administration is being motivated to undertake money crop by altering the crop rotation. He’ll get full steering in future additionally by means of District Administration and Agriculture School and Analysis Middle Narayanpur.