Introductory Course on Ecological Agriculture

Event Start Date
21-Apr-2017 10:30 am
Event End Date
23-Apr-2017 5:30 pm
Event Time Zone
India Time
Event Location
Kolunji Ecological Farm, Odugampatti, Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu-India
Description

This course is about the basics of Ecological Agriculture aimed to reach out farmers who are interested in search of cost effective eco friendly alternatives practices.  Besides theoretical sessions on the concepts of Integrated Farming Systems, there will be more practical demonstrations on building soil health practices like compost & vermi compost, plant growth promoters like panchayakaviya, amirtha karaisal, azolla cultivation, seed  selection, preservation, treatment  & storage methods, roof top garden, nursery raising techniques and low cost ecological pest management practices. 

The participants will also have the opportunity to engage themselves in various participatory learning processes in understanding the need for agro ecosystem analysis, identification of pest and predators and its relations to crop production.  The training will be a residential type and the participants will be provided with organic food and accommodation in the farm itself.  Besides, the participants will be engaged in practicing yoga in the morning and cultural nights in the evening.  Documentary films will also be screened in relevance to the training topics. 

No. of participants: 40

Last date for registration: 15th April 2017

Course Fee: INR 2000

Event is Completed

Contact information of the event organizer
Email Address : sureshkanna_kudumbam@yahoo.in
Mobile Number :    +91-098428-33187, +91-098424-33187 & +91-084890-19435





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