Farmer Field Schools

(A participatory approach towards capacity building for efficient, sustainable and inclusive food Production Systems).

Why Farmer Field School?

It equips lakhs of small farmers with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the ‘produce more with less’ through the support by Field Agriculture Offices to be identified and established, and to improve living conditions through sustainable growth. FFS is to foster the development of a regional network of specialists consisting of Field Agricultural Officers as well as local players, and to agree on a common understanding of the FFS method.

Training on Integrated Organic Farming:

It is a whole farm management system which aims to deliver more sustainable agriculture. It is a dynamic approach which can be applied to any farming system around our place. It involves attention to detail and continuous improvement in all areas of a farming business through informed management process.

Integrated farming combines the best of modern tools and technologies with traditional practices according to a given location and situation. In a nutshell, it gives us a great opportunity to cultivation in different ways in a designated site with collaborative, interconnected and respect for agri-ecosystems on nutrient cycles.

Organic Cultivation with scientifically proven result oriented methods and farmer training could revolutionize Agriculture Industry. Farmer Field School, that trains farmers in alternative methods for replacing chemical, synthetic and other artificially contaminated products for crops’ protection, have succeeded in nearly eliminating the use of toxic pesticides, fungicides, weedicide, nematicide, etc. in different part of the world. Since efficacious organic products are available to address crops’ diseases, by using organic products, we can not only ensure food safety but can also save our environments. It is our primary responsibility to save our environment for the safety and security of our planet.

Need of Right Attitudes for Successful Organic Farming:

1.0 Traditional seeds, organic fertilizer management, organic soil management and organic nutrient management and organic disease management products should be used by the interested farmers.

2.0 Avoid following incompetent suppliers / advisors who really are misleading Farmers to use their products or services to meet selfish motives.

3.0 Believe / understand that pure organic products give better agriculture output within expected time limit.

4.0 Now-a-days, organic products are also manufactured using latest technologies, like Nano, with pious approach to safeguard our soil, improve human health and, most significantly, our environment.

5.0 Encourage farmers to pursue group farming.

5.1 When the land or field size is larger, we can use farm machinery for speedy, accurate

5.2 Labour cost could be drastically reduced, by virtue of using farm machinery.

5.0 Raising funds collectively, through all available sources, to meet expenses for smooth, economic and efficient organic farming.

6.0 Spend time for acquiring better knowledge of organic farming techniques.

7.0 In fact, organic farming is a profitable business if done properly.