DMPQ-What is Zero Budget Natural Farming ? Critical evaluate the practice of Zero Budget Natural Farming.

The need was intensified by the rising cost of these external inputs causing indebtedness and suicide among farmers, while the impact of chemicals on the environment and long-term fertility was devastating. Without the need to spend money on these inputs or take loans to buy them the cost of production could be reduced and farming made into a “zero budget” exercise, breaking the debt cycle for many small farmers.

Arguments against Zero budget natural farming

  • Though limited studies in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra have shown a decline in the input costs and improvement in yields; the long terms returns were seen dropping in a few years.
  • The wholesale move away from conventional methods to ZBNF without widescale studies on yield may result in a negative impact on the agro sector.
  • Sikkim, India’s first organic state also has seen a drop in output and income after a few years.
  • ZBNF has helped preserve soil fertility, but its role in boosting productivity and farmers’ income is not satisfactory yet.
  • ZBNF encourages the need for an Indian breed cow, whose numbers are declining at a fast pace. According to Livestock Census, the country’s total population of indigenous and nondescript cattle has dropped by 8.1%.
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