Organic Farming

Justine George
BA Economics, Department of Economics, MA Economics
  • 78 students
  • 1 lessons
  • 0 quizzes
  • 10 week duration
78 students

The basic objective of the course is to familiarize the importance of organic farming among the students and enable them to practice organic farming as a sustainable livelihood option

  • Module 1 I-Introduction to Organic Farming ( 10 Hrs )

    Various Organic Farming Models-Natural Farming, Fukuoka-Japan, Parma Culture, Billmollyson, Australian Organic Farming, Ecological Farming, Palekar Model, Principles of Organic Farming,- 1.Naturality,2.Deconstructability,3.Productivity,4.Responsibility,5.Diversity,6.The attitude Towards Farming and the Proactive Work The Basis of Farming-Life and Farming, Ecology and the Fertility of the soil, Food and the soil Organic Cycle, Crop, Pest, Fertilisers,etc Course

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  • Module II-Organic Farming-Basic Lessons( 10 Hrs )

    Introduction to Farming, From Punam Farming to Green Revolution, The Vision and Principles of Organic Farming, Agribusiness and Agriculture, Soil and Farming(Soil, The Chemical Composition of Soil, Elements in Soil. The Organic Matter in Soil. The Rethinking of Farming using the Chemical Fertilizers-History, Practical Aspects, Positive and Negative Aspects of Chemical Fertilizers Combined Farming-Paddy, Coconut Tree, Fish, Duck etc.

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  • Module III-Organic Farming-Social Circumstances( 10 Hrs )

    1.Agriculture and Climate Change 2.Social Annexation through Agriculture- Social Annexation through Crop, Culture, Food,etc 3.Food Safety and Food Policy 4.Secure Food 5.Differences in Lifestyle 6.Limited Use of Resources, 7.IndigenousCrops-Selection&Processing, G.M. Seed-Positive and Negative Aspects, 8.FoodCrops,CashCrops,Monocrops,Mixed Crops 9.Forest and Agriculture-The Organic Farming Concept 10.Herbs and Spices 11.Food-Physical and Mental Health 12.Organic Farming Products-Marketing, Theory and Practical Aspects

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