LifePage Career Talk on Organic Farming
By Vinod Bhatt
[Executive Director in Navdanya Biodiversity Farm]
What is Organic Farming?
Vinod Bhatt: “Organic Farming relies on fertilizers of organic origin such as compost manure, green manure, and bone meal and places emphasis on techniques such as crop rotation and companion planting. Biological pest control, mixed cropping and the fostering of insect predators are encouraged.”
How I got into Organic Farming?
Vinod Bhatt: “I did B Sc (Zoology, Botany & Geology) from DBS, Dehradun. Post that, I did Masters in Botany followed by Ph D in Plant Pathology. I worked as a Professor of Botany at Pauri Campus for some time before joining an NGO called Academy for Mountain Environics where I worked for 2 years. I have been working with Navdanya Biodiversity Farm since 1997 and am an Executive Director there.”
Vinod Bhatt’s LifePage:
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