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Kitchen gardens – Nutritional source for women

Kitchen gardens provide nutrition and income to women Kitchen gardens were established as part of seasonal activity by 200 farmers in five new villages and 400 farmers in 20 old villages. Each kitchen garden consisted of 13-17 types of vegetables, sown in different...

Minor Millets Back on the Farms

Minor millets back on the farms Farmers in Bangarpet and Chintamani taluks in Karnataka went in for cultivating climate resilient nutrition rich millet crops. The millets not only offer food security but also are considered nutrition rich and resilient. Minor coarse...

Farmers Harvest Pulses After Paddy

After the harvest of Paddy, as catch crops, 150 farmers in Kalghatagi taluk in Dharwad took up moth bean and 50 farmers took up black gram in the residual moisture, in rainfed SRI fields. Farmers realized moth bean yields of 1.5 q/acre and income of Rs. 12,000/- (from...