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Type of course:
Certificate Course: (Theory + Practice)
Eligibility: 10th/12th/ ITI pass
Prerequisite: Participants should have some idea about raising crops/ herbs in pots/backyard.
Duration of the course:
Theory: 1 hour per week (Total: 25 Classes)
Practical: 50 hours (Practice is to be done in campus)
Faculty name: Dr. Subhashisa Praharaj
Participants will get certificate from university after successful completion of the course.
Job opportunities: Participants can get job as farm manager
Participants can establish a organic farm and apply for certification as the course has enough potential for entrepreneurship
Module 1: Fundamentals of Organic farming
Introduction to organic farming: Definition, concepts, principles and objectives, Converting soil into organic. Basic concepts of cropping pattern, cropping system and farming system. Integrated Farming System
Module 2: Preparation and application of Organic Input:
Green manuring: Types, advantages, disadvantages, Mulching: types, advantages, Preparation of enriched compost, Preparation of vermicompost, Preparation of Panchagavya, NADEP composting, Biofertilizers: Type, application, benefits, Azolla and BGA culture and its application.
Module 3: Organic crop management:
Nutrient management in organic production, weed management in organic production, Pest management in organic production, ITKs: Potential use in organic farming. Dos and Don’ts of Organic farming.
Module 4: Organic certification:
Organic certification: Requirement and Procedure, Advantages of organic certification.
ITKs: Potential use in organic farming