About - FARMER
The FARMER, NGO is established in 2002 is working at national level for the welfare of mainly farmers, rural youths, women and for over all sustainable rural development in the field of agriculture and allied industries. Now a days the activities of FARMER are mainly focused on western UP through the training programmes related to Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Organic Cultivation, Quality Control of Agri Inputs and Soil and Pesticide Contamination in Agri food produce. The FARMER is implementing a project sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science of Technology, Govt. of India entitled “Appropriate Biotechnologies Communication and Diffusion (ABCD) With Special Reference To Biological Agents (Bio-Fertilizers & Bio-Pesticides) For Rural Development – Phase I” started in 2008-09 and will continue up to 2010-11. Besides the another important activity of NGO is to create awareness and find out the suitable control measures for the control of White Grub on sugarcane and other kharif crops which has become the major problem for farmers in western UP damaging and affecting the sugar crop yield up to more than 30%. Read More…
Create farms that would run profitably through appropriate farming systems and produce commodities that have both urban and rural consumption market.
Create informed pool of farm families with modern techniques and technology products for infusing professionalism in farming by empowering farm families for wise decision-making on high quality farm inputs and their efficiency of use while preserving the farm’s natural resource wealth.
Shared knowledge reservoir for rural prosperity through sustainable farming practices , empowering farmer & consumer and smart marketing pathways
Appropriate Biotechnologies Communication and Diffusion (ABCD) with special reference to biological agents (bio-fertilizers & bio-pesticides) production and GM seed quality for Rural Development – Phase I
Conducted pilot survey of emergence of adult beetles & white grub infestation on sugarcane.
Conducted laboratory and field trails to assess efficacy of Entomo Pathogenic Nematode (EPN), Heterorhabditis indica and Steinernema on white grub control in collaboration with IARI.
Published and distributed booklet & pamphlets on management of white grub.
Encouraged farmers to make Self Help Groups for creating common production units for organic inputs and market linked processing units for organic agri produce.
Participated in Kisaan Gosthies and Kisaan Mela (s) organized by KVK, State Department of Agriculture & Horticulture.
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Description: Hon’ble Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science and Technology GoI , Mr. Vijay Raghwan, DBT Secretary, Dr. SR Rao , Advisor DBT , Sh. Jagpal Singh , Secretary FARMER […]
As a part of the Government’s focus on the development of programmes that aim to directly and positively impact people’s lives rapidly, the Ministry of Science and Technology has been […]