How growing fodder is helping some farmers in Maharashtra?

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Farmers of Balawadi village in Maharashtra’s Sangli district are actively seeking to increase their money by experimenting in fodder cultivation, even as the Centre has introduced several techniques to double farmers’ money by 2022,

“The Countrywide Commission on Farmers has insisted that there is a require for a number of sources of money to increase farmers’ money. For previous a lot of yrs we have been operating on fodder farming product in drought-susceptible spots of Sangli district and the experiment is gaining momentum,” reported farmer activist Sampatrao Pawar.

This calendar year farmers in Balawadi have planted maize on 10 acres of land as a very first phase to produce a fodder lender. They will be cultivating fodder in over twenty five hectares to cater to the require of farmers in Khanapur taluka (block).

Pawar says that the previous experiments have yielded very good final results. Around the final five yrs,

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