Agriculture

Seeds for Sowing

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Farmers are advised to take certain seed-related precautions before sowing, which helps minimize losses due to uncertainty in rainfall and weather condition. Traditional systems of seed management and storage are discussed here.

Seed Germination test

Language:Hindi and Nimari
A simple low-cost test of seed germination prior to sowing can save farmers of major crop losses that could come about due to bad quality seed.

Seed Germination test before Sowing-Wheat

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The video is about wheat germination test before sowing and its advantages.

Seed germination test testimonial

Language:Hindi and Nimari
A Farmer speaks about how he was saved from a massive loss by doing a simple seed germination test before sowing.

Seed Treatment

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Very simple, inexpensive and effective method of treating seeds with cultures not only protects crops from diseases but also enhances growth.

Chick Pea variety

Language:Hindi and Nimari
This is a video on indigenous chick pea that grows in drylands.

Seed Treatment Before Sowing-Chickpea

Language:Hindi and Nimari
This movie demonstrates seed treatment process of Chick Pea with Rhizobium and Trichoderma before sowing to protect crop from fungal infection and better growth.

Mishrit Fasal

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Munni Bai and Gattu, farmers with a very small landholding in a remote tribal village in the drylands of Central India narrates the story of their family, of realizing that the traditional practice of mixed cropping is probably the safest way of insuring food security in the uncertain times of changing climatic conditions. Traditional variety of sorghum, millets, maize along with varieties of lentils and vegetables ensures nutrition as well as food for the family through the year.

Plantation

Language:Hindi and Nimari
In farm plantation helps provide multiple benefits for farmers — additional income, soil fertility enhancement through green manure, as fencing and making wasteland productive again. It diversifies land use.

NADEP Compost

Language:Hindi and Nimari
NADEP method of composting recycles agricultural crop residues to enhance soil fertility. In this aerobic method of composting, farmyard manure is mixed with agricultural crop residues and weeds, thereby enhancing the quantity of organic matter for soil application several times.

NADEP Compost

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Farmers share their experience of NADEP Compost in their crops.

Experiences of farmers with NADEP Compost

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Farmers speak about their experience in making and using of NADEP compost.

Neemark

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The video is a step by step demonstration of making ‘neemark’ a neem based pesticide.

Weed Compost

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The video is a demonstration of making compost with weeds.

Pheromone Trap-Part 1

Language:Hindi and Nimari
This video is about use of Pheromone Trap in pest management in crops.

Pheromone Trap-Part 2

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The video demonstrates how to change capsule in a Pheromone Trap. Pheromone Trap is a a way of managing pests in crops.

Liquid Bio Fertiliser

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Sanjeevak: Easy to make, inexpensive – sanjeevak is a wonder liquid manure that promotes healthy plant growth.

Gliricidia

Language:Hindi and Nimari
Gliricidia Green Manure: Gliricidia has multiple usage for the farmer. It is fast-growing and produces large quantity of leafy biomass as green manure.

Planting Gliricidia

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The film is about the plantation and benefits of gliricidia – a type of green manure that adds nutrients and organic matter to the soil.

Soil Fertility

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The film narrates the efforts of farmers from Ranjana Watershed in West Nimar district to revive and restore the fertility of degraded soils in their fields through organic methods.

T-Guard

Language:Hindi and Nimari
One of the series of films to promote non-pesticide management in farming – the movie shows a low cost technology of controlling pests in their larval stage. The structure used is in the shape of “T” and hence the name. This structure acts as a perch inviting birds to sit and catch insects from the crops.

Safe Earth

Language:Hindi and Nimari

Farmer Portraits

Language:Hindi and Nimari
The film narrates the efforts of farmers from Ranjana Watershed in West Nimar district to revive and restore the fertility of degraded soils in their fields through organic methods.