Natural Farming in the undivided district has spread to all the 63 mandals in more than a lakh acres and is drawing the attention of even countries abroad. The AP government has involved women groups to popularize the movement and to influence men towards the movement.
About 300 villages under 30 clusters benefitting 1 lakh farmers have been declared ‘natural farming’ villages by the department of Agriculture in the district. In each cluster, 10 villages have adopted natural farming methods and techniques and has completely done away with the use of chemicals and fertilizers.
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