Adoption of Farming Systems Approach in Rain fed area. Participating States. Karnataka Chhattishgarh Uttar Pradesh Kerala Meghalaya Arunachal Pradesh Nagaland. National Rainfall Pattern. Source: IMD Pune. Rain fed Agriculture- Status.
Farming Systems Approach in Rain fed area
Source: IMD Pune
Agave, Silver Oak, Bamboo, Champak, Neem etc .trees alternatively as border tressIntegrated Farming System
Region/ Location specific cropping pattern can be adopted
Agave, Silver Oak, Bamboo, Champak, Neem etc .trees alternatively as border tress
Ragi : Avare
Ragi : Niger Seed
Groundnut : Red gram
Fruit Tree Crops
Mango, Jackfruit, Sapota, Amla etc
7 Fs = Food, Fruits, Fuel,
Fodder, Fiber, Flowers & Fish
In order to create Multiple Sources of Farm Income –
Crop diversification and mixed cropping system.
‘No field with one crop
no farmer with one income’.
Agri-Horti System with Mango/Sapota- Finger millet for sustainable income
Source: ISRO – ANTRIX Corporation
Contour Cultivation with Vegetative Hedges
Paired Row Technology
Formation of Joint Liability Groups (JLG) for improved credit flow & recovery.
Infrastructure for –
On farm value addition
Processing, grading, branding and packing
Custom Hire Service Centers
Market rate information.
Safety-net for farmers through Weather based crop Insurance