Barnala couple reveals the best way, makes use of stubble to develop greens
Barnala , November 24
Gurmeet Kaur Grewal, 62, and her husband Palwinder Singh Grewal, who retired as Government Engineer from the PSPCL, use paddy straw for rising numerous greens on their six-acre farm with out utilizing any chemical.
No use of chemical substances
We don’t use any fertiliser or chemical for rising wheat and greens. We domesticate Garlic, Potato, Ragi, Moong and different crops. — Palwinder Singh Grewal, Farmer
For the previous 4 years, they’ve been utilizing mulching approach to develop greens with the assistance of their employees.
“After we began rising crops right here, we determined to make use of strategies that might be extra environment- pleasant,” stated Gurmeet Kaur.
The couple stated they acquired paddy straw from close by farms and scattered on the farm, thereby overlaying the highest layer of soil. They lined the sector with nearly three inches of paddy straw. With this protection, greens require lesser water and the soil turns more healthy with a rise in its humus content material.
“We don’t use any fertiliser or one other chemical for rising wheat and greens. We domesticate garlic, potato, ragi, moong and different crops in our fields,” stated Palwinder Singh.
He stated as a substitute of burning stubble, it could possibly be used to extend productiveness and develop meals with out chemical substances. The farm residue produced of their farm can also be ploughed again into fields utilizing rotavator. Barnala ADC Lovejeet Kalsi visited the fields and provided all attainable assist to the couple.