Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh: Organic farming is not new to the farmers of Beridariyaw, Akbarpur Tehsil. FM (91.2) presents a special programme on organic farming on community radio. Through ‘Waqt ki Aawaz,’ farmers of 286 villages get information on organic farming.
Art of Living teacher and organic farming expert Balkrishan Yadav interacts with radio jockey Neetu to give suggestions that are in accordance with the changes in the local weather.
Nearly two lakh farmers of Uttar Pradesh are being inspired to shift to organic farming, says Radha, programme director. She started this programme after drawing inspiration from Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar, founder of Art of Living.
A 15-minute programme called ‘Hamara Anna Daata’ with Radio Jockey Neetu Singh is aired every Thursday at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., wherefrom farmers get expert opinion on the right methods of cultivation, for various crops. Answers are provided to queries like how to prepare organic fertilizers, pesticides, and how to grow seasonal vegetables and fruits with the help of desi cow. How to save the crops from infestations and pests.
Even if someone misses the programme on Thursdays, they can catch up on the updates by listening to it on the toll free no: 0116603288