A case study of organic farming in a tribal pocket of Thuamul Rampur, District Kalahandi, Odisha
Basant Kumar Panda and Bebina Mund
Organic Farming is a traditional form of farming which has started since the evolution of agriculture. Crop rotation and Shifting Cultivation are the Common methods where the farming can be practiced. Organic Farming helps the people to have a healthy life and also make poison free foods and maintain fertility of the soil. The present case study is based on the process of practicing organic farming in the tribal region of Thuamul Rampur Block, Kalahandi, Odisha. A sample size of 450 farmers were selected from 9 different Gram Panchayats of Thuamul Rampur Block. The data were collected through personnel interview method. A meaningful suggestions were encountered from these farmers for enhancing adoption of organic farming in the study area.