Progressive Farmers

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Progressive Farmers
Sri.G.Nagaratnam Naidu
Sri. Veerapaneni Veerabhadra Rao
Srimati Balamma
Sri. Chintala Venkat Reddy
Sri. Meka Jaganmohan Rao
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Srimati Balamma is a progressive woman farmer from Jukal Village, Shamshabad Mandal, Ranga Reddy District. She is cultivating rice and wheat in 9 acres of land. She has expertise in organic farming, Phalekar model, seed treatment, insect-trap by organic materials, insect traps by pheromones using grease and fire.


          Srimati Balamma has thus achieved higher tillers and higher yield in paddy plants compared to normal yields using cost effective methods. She is educating women farmers of surrounding villages by participating "Polam-Badi" programmes organizedbyNGOs.


Date: 25.10.2008