Stubble trouble

Stubble trouble

Post-harvest clumps in rice fields burn and increasepollution in Punjab

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  • Hello,
    I currently live in the outskirts of Bilaspur (Chhatisgarh), India. There nearby lands are either under the industrial sector or agriculture. Here, the farmers do a LOT of stubble burning, it's plain in sight and the amount of fly ash coming into our homes is a bit overwhelming. I wanted to know if there is an NGO / non-NGO office or firm i can contact, for them to teach the farmers the potential of the stubble they are burning to convert the same into compost.
    At home, i do my bit and convert all the vegetable waste and any biodegradable waste into compost via my compost maker (in 60 days), the only garbage exiting the house are plastic wrappers.
    I really wish there was some way for the local farmers here to get educated to stop stubble farming. Any help or suggestion would really help me. Thanks a lot!!!

    Posted by: Tanushree | 6 months ago | Reply
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