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Status and Opportunities of Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture – Successful Cases of Rural Youths in Haryana

Satyajeet1, V.P.S. Yadav, S.P. Yadav and Rajender Kumar

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The farmers have already made a significant contribution in the field of organic farming and farmer to farmer transfer of technology helps in domestic and export market potential for organic products. Conversion to small organic farms is more profitable and would lead to sizeable increases of food production worldwide. To achieve this strong policy support from government is required to promote farmers centered, research, education, development, supply of inputs and development of market channels for success of organic farming. In present study, the success cases of organic farming of district, Jhajjar, Haryana have been presented to popularize the organic farming among other farmers. The perusal of the data in the study reveals that the net return from different components of organic farm viz. crops, horticulture and dairy of Sh. Bhim Singh (5.6 hactare), Shivraj (1.0 ha) and Sanjay (1.6 ha) comes out to be Rs. 16.5, 3.15 and 25.0 lakhs per annum, while B:C ratio was to the tune of 1.67, 2.27 and 3.44, respectively.

Keyword: Organic farming; Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana; Eco-friendly agriculture; Economic analysis;

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