TYPES OF FARMING / AGRICULTURE

It is found that a majority of Indians (about 70% at least) earn their living through agriculture. India is an agriculturally favorable nation and we have many types of climates and land areas across …

TERRACE FARMING IN INDIA

What is terrace farming? Terrace farming refers to the act of creating steps or terraces on mountain slopes to carry out farming activities. Each level consists of various crops being grown. The advan…

Successful Farming

Farming Systems in India Before we can begin with the idea of successful farming, we must first understand what is farming, the farming systems in India and what are the current drawbacks. This will g…

SOIL EROSION AND CONSERVATION

The soil is the basis for agriculture and farming and fortunately, we have a wide variety of soils available in India across the nation. Each region has its own soil type that has been productively be…

SHEEP FARMING PRACTICES IN INDIA

Sheep is an important livestock in India. Sheep farming is an old practice and sheep are reared primarily for their wool, meat, milk, and manure. Sheep farming is an important aspect of our economy pa…

SERICULTURE IN INDIA

The importance of silk in India cannot be described in a word, sentence or a paragraph. Silk is the queen of textiles and spells luxury and class for people who wear it. Silk production is regarded as…

RECLAIMING FORESTS IN INDIA

India has about one-fifth of land cover under forests and these are mostly on hills, mountains, and plateaus. This area is not enough since about one-third land cover must be under forests to maintain…

ORGANIC COMPOST

What is organic compost? Soil nourishes plants and thus mankind. Sometimes soil loses its original fertility and nutrients and it becomes necessary for us to manure and fertilize the soil in an effect…