Organic Farming Overview
The organic farming project is a special pride of the VSBT Biovillage project as it provides a holistic picture of the various inter-related projects that have been done over the years. This project required a deep knowledge of the following, specifically with respect to the Baramati Taluka.
Land Conservation: Survey, Soil testing and Conditioning.
Water Conservation: Survey, top sheet reading and rock angioplasty.
Bioresourcing: Medicinal Plants, Aromatic Plants, Processing and Nursery.
Bio Control Agents.
Solid Waste Management and Composting.
|Location||Total area and Organic crop cultivated|
|VSBT,Baramati||23 Acre -Sugarcane, Soybean, wheat, turmeric,vegetables and aromatic herbs|
|Jalochi, Baramati||1 Acre -Sugarcane|
|Malad, Baramati||1 Acre -Sugarcane|
|Baramati||1 Acre -Sugarcane, Soybean, wheat, mustard|
|Malegaon,Baramati||1 Acre -Sugarcane, vegetables|
|Nakshtra Udyan Baramati||30 acres mixed orchards and medicinal trees|
|Biodiversity park,BILT, Bhigwan||40 acres Mixed orchards|
|Karhati Krushi Vidyalaya,Karhati||15 acres Soybean, Sunflower, Maize, Geranium|
Demonstration unit in Organic farming fieldDemo unit Organic field: Karhati (Sunflower).Demo unit Organic field: Karhati (Soybean, Maize)