Monthly Archives: February 2010

08 January 2010 diary

Time for Harvest and Harvest Festival [Pongal!] The paddy test plot is finally ready for harvest. We get 4.5 kgs of paddy from half a cent land. This means we would have got an yield of 900 kgs of paddy per acre.  Close on heels of this harvest came the Pongal festival and in the [...]

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07 December 09 diary

Measuring areas: Having learnt basics of measurements and calculating areas and volumes, it is time now for learning to apply to real life situations [also to understand the concepts better!]. So we started with measuring the Volleyball court [see pic below]. The next stage was to measure the paddy field that we are levelling and [...]

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06 November 09 diary

Organic Farming: In September we had reported the enthusiastic work that started on a test plot for growing rice using alternative methods. The plot is doing well and the paddy growing healthily. Cow shed repairs: The onset of monsoons meant we had to prepare ourselves against the rains but also hope that we get enough [...]

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