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Raashid Iqbal Mir
A Young entrepreneur with strong acumen and zeal to give  the farming a modernised shape. After Graduation he took a sincere look towards newer fields of farming and takes floriculture as main venture . He has erected 04 No. of  polyhouses on 0.0375 ac.of land for growing Carnation and Lilium. He took plantation of willow and Russian popular on 0.25 ac.. of land and grow paddy on 0.50 ac. as traditional crop and for the remaining area he grows off-season vegetables,fodder maize and apple. He also created one large compost pit for composting of farm waste

 Profile

  • Name: Raashid Iqbal Mir
  • Age: 28 Years
  • Education: Graduate
  • Land holding: 2.25 acre
  • Farming experience: 10 Years
  • Different components of  Integrated Farming:
  • Protected cultivation: Carnation, Lilium,  rose
  • Open cultivation: Apple, Paddy, Populus and willow plantation.
  • Livestock:  Cross Bred Cows (2)
  • Others: One bore well for irrigation purpose, Drip and sprinkler irrigation system, One Large on-farm compost pit (6.0 tonnes)

Economics of the farm

Farm component
Number/Area  (ha.)
Input cost (Rs) /year
Net Income (Rs) /year
Polyhouses
0.0375
50,000
165,000
 Willow and Popular
0.25
4000
20000
Paddy &Maize-Fodder
0.50
14,500
34,500
Vegetables & Apple
1.25
6,5000
185,000
Livestock
2
34,000
65,000
Vermicompost
6 tonnes
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Own farm use

Economics of the conventional farm

Farm component
     Area ( acre)
Input cost (Rs)
Net Income (Rs)
Vegetables, pulses
2.25
32,000
120,500

Some snaps from the integrated farm

 

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District Bandipora

Division Kashmir

State Jammu and Kashmir

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