Promotion of Organic Farming & Vermi-Composting
Organic farming system is a method of farming system which primarily aimed at cultivating the land and raising crops in such a way,buy Clomiphene online as to keep the soil alive and in good health by use of organic wastes (crop, animal and farm wastes, aquatic wastes) and other biological materials along with beneficial microbes (biofertilizers) to release nutrients to crops for increased sustainable production in an eco friendly pollution free environment. SATHI has motivated the local farmers for adoption of organic ways of farming so as to maintain soil fertility, reduce the cost of agricultural inputs and water, check the soil erosion and eco-imbalance and further provide high returns of crops & vegetable products for their income generation .
Vermi-composting refers to the process of using worms to convert organic waste into rich humus. Composting with worms is faster than using a traditional compost pile. Vermi-composting is gaining in popularity and momentum in the face of growing environmental concerns. To promote the use of vermi-composting among community, SATHI has constructed about 80 vermi-compost pits (size 13x4x2.5ft) for for SC families in Ghinni-Ghad region of district Sirmour. Presently the local community is using vermi compost manure in vegetable cultivation. SATHI also distributes vegetable seeds to beneficiaries. Local community conducts vegetable demonstration on their own field and are getting better yield.