Farmers’ Day Celebrated

Tirunelveli Social Service Society, which has been promoting organic farming practices among agriculturists for over 45 years to ensure sustained income to the farmers without affecting the environment and soil, celebrated Farmers Day on Thursday.

The daylong event highlighted the importance of millets, herbal plants, traditional food items and cost-free farming practices for the benefit of a few hundred farmers who had come from various parts of the district.

Renowned organic farmers Antonysamy and Gomathinayagam, who have mastered organic farming practices to register excellent yield while conserving water, explained in detail the advantages of natural farming. Organic farmers Rathnathai and Joseph shared their experiences.