Insights into Editorial: The push for Zero Budget Natural Farming

Context: Zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) is back on top of the Government’s agricultural agenda, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to highlight it at a national conclave in Gujarat. The Centre has sanctioned support for converting four lakh additional hectares of crop land in eight States to using ZBNF techniques this year. This is …

Zero Budget Natural Farming

Topics covered: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. Zero Budget Natural Farming What to study? For Prelims: Features of ZBNF. For Mains: Significance of ZBNF, advantages …