Jammu and Kashmir: Rajouri farmers growing organic farming to better their livelihood
Srinagar: The residents of Baljarrallan in Dhangri block Rajouri have adopted organic farming to increase productivity and grow pest-free vegetables, a step that will lead them to live a better life.
Switching to organic farming has come to them as a boon, as the whole community has benefitted from it. The area has been growing organic vegetables for some time now, and has also started reaping the benefits of it, ANI reported.
Farmers in the area cultivate vegetables like bitter gourd, ladyfinger, gourd, cucumber, and brinjal.
A local of the area told ANI he has been in agriculture for the past 20-22 years.
He stated that the demand for organic vegetables has increased over the years and hence switching to organic farming has been profitable.
He quoted his annual income as around 5 lakhs by selling vegetables grown by him.