Women farmers shun pesticides, win war against whitefly

October 10, 2015 0 Comments

Sukhbir Siwach Chandigarh Oct 09 2015

100 Women From Jind Villages Active In Campaign

A group of women in Haryana’s Jind district are doing what the governments and scientists couldn’t to protect cotton crop from whitefly attack in Punjab and Haryana. With the help of indigenous style of farming, they have beaten the impact of whitefly pest in hundreds of acres of land in three villages. About 100 women farmers are active in this campaign apart from men.